New Britain Man Charged With Making Mass. Ferry Threat | NBC Connecticut

New Britain Man Charged With Making Mass. Ferry Threat



    Falmouth, Massachusetts Police
    The moon sets over the Steamship Authority, site of the Vineyard Haven ferry.

    Police in Massachusetts have arrested a New Britain man they allege claimed he brought a bomb onto a Cape Cod-to-Martha's Vineyard ferry.

    Falmouth police said Krzysztof Malz, 45, of New Britain, was arrested on Sunday evening after workers at the Steamship Authority's Woods Hole Terminal contacted police because a man preparing to board the ferry said he had a bomb in his car during a security screening.

    Staff from the Steamship Authority called police at 9:30 p.m., according to a news release. Malz was preparing to board the 9:45 p.m. ferry.

    Falmouth police and the state police bomb squad searched the boat, but found no threat.

    Falmouth police said Malz told them it was a joke.

    He was held overnight without bail and will be arraigned on Monday on a charge of making a threat concerning the location of dangerous items.

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