Parsippany resident arrested for reporting bomb threat at Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn of Parsippany (file photo)

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Police Dispatchers received a 911 call at 3:40 a.m. on February 11 reporting there is a bomb at the Holiday Inn located at 707 Route 46.

Multiple Patrol Officers responded to the location, along with Morris County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Units. A check of the area was completed and no suspicious items or bombs were found.

After a brief investigation Det. M. Czajka was able to identify who the caller was after receiving assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

On March 22 Det. M. Czajka charged George Castellon, 26, Parsippany, with False Public Alarm. He was issued a Summons and advised of his court date.

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