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Woman arrested for fake bomb threat in Hunterdon County

LEBANON BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Tewksbury Township woman is behind bars Wednesday after calling in a fake bomb threat, according to acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams.

On April 29, police responded to a 911 call advising of a bomb threat at the ExxonMobil gas station on Route 22 in Lebanon Borough, Williams said.

A thorough search of the area proved negative for any incendiary devices, Williams said.

A joint investigation by the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office and the State Police Perryville Station resulted in the arrest of Gina Jamieson, 49, on May 5, Williams said.

Jamieson was charged with second-degree false public alarm and fourth-degree misuse of 911. She was lodged in the Warren County Jail pending her first court appearance, Williams said.

This is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with relevant information regarding Jamieson is encouraged to call the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office’s at 908-788-1129, Williams said.

Agencies responding to the incident included the New Jersey State Police Perryville and Somerville Barracks, Clinton Township Police Department, New Jersey State Police K-9 North Unit, Lebanon Borough Fire Department, Clinton Township Fire Department, Annandale Fire Department, Hunterdon County OEM, and the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office.

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