It was just about 6:30 Monday night when Plainfield police received a potentially dangerous call.
There will be extra police at a magnet school in Hartford on Wednesday after a ‘swatting‘ incident Tuesday.
Plainfield police responded to a call from a man that stated he had just murdered his mother and will “shoot the police” if they come; It turned out to be a prank call.
A hoax call to police was reported Tuesday morning at the Florida home of Parkland activist David Hogg, county officials said, but the student turned national figure vowed to not let the incident “take our focus.”
The suspect accused of making the prank call to police in Wichita, Kansas, which led to the death of an unarmed man last week, made about 20 other threat-related calls in the past, police said Tuesday.
Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn’t involved in the dispute.
Connecticut State Police are warning residents about false threats and the impact they have on law enforcement.
The Naugatuck Police Department are investigating an incident involving a suspicious person with a weapon. The event occurred on Wednesday afternoon at a residence on Sunburst Road.
Simsbury police are investigating what they believe to be a ‘swatting’ incident after receiving a threatening phone call on Wednesday.
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The northern Virginia office building that houses USA Today was evacuated for several hours Wednesday for what police said was an unsubstantiated report of an armed man. Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler said SWAT teams had searched “every inch” of the building after receiving a 911 call around noon reporting […]