Tag Archives: scare

Coronavirus scare leads to Florida man’s arrest on a hoax weapon of mass destruction charge

Coronavirus scare leads to Florida man’s arrest on a hoax weapon of mass destruction charge

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.

A coronavirus scare at a Florida business has led to the arrest of a man with facial tatoos on a use of a hoax weapon of mass destruction charge.

David White, 50, was arrested after deputies showed up at the Jacksonville business Sunday afternoon for a report of a COVID-19 contamination incident.

Mugshot for David White, 50. (Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies said witnessess told them they saw White approach the business with a container labeled COVID-19, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

MIAMI MAYOR ON HIS CORONAVIRUS RECOVERY, DECISION TO IMPOSE A CURFEW

Then as he entered, he sprayed the unknown substance on and around the entrance doors of the business, the news release said.

GOVERNOR: FLORIDA SCREENING TRAVELERS FROM CORONAVIRUS HOTSPOTS IN ATTEMPT TO ‘GET A HANDLE’ ON VIRUS’ SPREAD

“The suspect reportedly made statements to the employees and patrons in the area that they were now infected with COVID-19,” it said.

White was identified as a suspect during an investigation that included the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task.

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

”Following the incident, the business took proper precautionary measures as the affected area was cleaned and sanitized,” the news release said.


Source : Robert Gearty Link

Sean Payton’s coronavirus scare is over. It started with ‘racetrack’ Twitter abuse

Sean Payton’s coronavirus scare is over. It started with ‘racetrack’ Twitter abuse Sean Payton said he was “cleared” Tuesday, eight days after the Saints coach took a test that eventually showed he had coronavirus. The 56-year-old Payton has been resting … read more

Democracy 2020 Digest: Coronavirus scare dampens primary turnout

Democracy 2020 Digest: Coronavirus scare dampens primary turnout With Americans forced to self-isolate in their homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, turnout has been noticeably low in parts of Illinois, one of the three states holding presidential primaries on Tuesday. For comparison: Turnout in Chicago by early afternoon … read more