Contact Us
Fort Lee Daily Voice serves Fort Lee, Leonia & Palisades Park
Return to your home site

Menu

Fort Lee Daily Voice serves Fort Lee, Leonia & Palisades Park

Nearby Towns

DV Pilot police & fire

Caller threatens to shoot up Garfield police HQ

Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot File Photo
Photo Credit: Cliffview Pilot

FROM COLUMBUS DAY: Authorities today traced a call from someone threatening to shoot up Garfield police headquarters to a family in town who had nothing to do with it, law enforcement sources told CLIFFVIEW PILOT .

“Looks like it was an Internet call using a local number,” one said.

CHECK BACK FOR MORE DETAILS

The caller, who had a British accent, didn’t provide a timetable for his supposed threat to fire on headquarters with an AR-15, the sources told CLIFFVIEW PILOT tonight.

The family whose number he used is Hispanic, they said.

Bergen County Police Department investigators joined their Garfield counterparts in tracing the source.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Fort Lee Daily Voice!

Serves Fort Lee, Leonia & Palisades Park

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.