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Woman charged with terroristic threats in Somerset County

BRANCHBURG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Somerset County) – A New York City woman has been charged for allegedly leaving threatening telephonic voice messages, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald

On June 21, at around 12:15 p.m., Branchburg Township police responded to a business for a report of threats which had been received by an employee, McDonald said.

Upon the arrival of the investigating officer, he met with the victim who stated that a former co-worker from a past employer has been sending life threatening text messages and telephonic voice messages. The life-threatening messages were directed at the victim and her current place of employment.

Quanajah Pinnock, 27, of Jamaica, NY was charged with third-degree terroristic threats and third-degree false public alarm. She was then entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) alerting authorities nationwide to a criminal warrant for her arrest, McDonald said.

On Thursday, July 28, at around 6:00 a.m., the United States Marshalls Office New York, arrested Pinnock at her residence without incident in reference to these threats, McDonald said.

Pinnock was lodged in the Rikers Island Correctional Facility in New York pending an extradition hearing to New Jersey, McDonald said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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