Fearful that her family would learn she was not graduating, a 22-year-old woman phoned in bomb threats to Quinnipiac University on Sunday to try and force commencement ceremonies to be canceled, police said.
UConn called for people to evacuate an admissions building on its Storrs campus Thursday morning and others on campus to shelter in place.
All of the students have been accounted for and school officials were working to send them home, according to school officials. A technological glitch delayed the school’s ability to send out an alert to parents.
The latest device was found in Grymes Hill on Saturday — what police called a realistic looking bomb found in a backpack, along with a note, a name and an address.
Employees were asked to leave campus at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The all-clear was given at 6:25 p.m.
Authorities announced an arrest warrant has been issued for Dennis Mamrosz, 24, of Yonkers. Mamrosz is currently in Westchester County jail on unrelated charges.
Seton Hall University was evacuated Thursday afternoon following a bomb threat, but by 8:30 p.m. campus life had begun to return to normal.
Brian Ruzich, 21, allegedly scrawled a bomb threat against Tiny Town on a bathroom wall in Woodbridge Center Mall.
A man with a backpack riding a bicycle through the Run for the Parks caused the bomb squad to be called in. Bicycles and backpacks were banned from the race.
Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who called in a false bomb threat at the Times Square-42nd Street subway station this week.
Police in Boston responded Saturday to a bomb threat at the South Station transportation center Saturday, the day after the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured.
According to Suffolk County Police, the female student who has not been identified left a note threatening to blow up the school.
A high school teacher in Clifton, N.J., was recovering Monday night after allegedly being hit by a driver during a school evacuation.
Police say 25-year-old Melbis Hernandez, of Hempstead, was arrested after an investigation found that one of the telephone calls came from a nearby public phone booth.
The non-specific threat was made by phone Thursday morning.