Suspicious device found in bag at bus terminal

- A Jersey City man was arrested after Port Authority Police say a briefcase he left unattended in a deli at the Port Authority Bus Terminal contained items that could have been used to make a stun grenade.

Port Authority Police responded to a report of a suspicious package Wednesday at about 5:18 p.m. at the Deli Plus located in the terminal's South Wing.

Police say the attache case contained a cardboard tube with a fuse assembly and black gunpowder.  The items were not assembled and not operational.

The NYPD Bomb Squad was called in and removed the device to Rodemans-Neck Range for analysis.

At about 8 p.m., Arsenio B Mason, returned to the restaurant to retrieve the bag. Police arrested him and transferred Mason to Manhattan Central Booking.

On Thursday, Mason was charged with reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon.

Up Next:

Up Next

  • Suspicious device found in bag at bus terminal
  • Jose Altuve wins American League MVP award
  • 'F--- Trump' truck owner arrested on fraud warrant
  • School rallies around coach after complaints over prayer
  • Suspect arrested after CHP pursuit of vehicle wanted for speeding ends in Santa Clarita
  • Student hit, killed after getting off bus in Tampa
  • Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota
  • Pentagon: Retweet of call for Trump to resign was accidental
  • Two dogs stabbed to death in North Fort Worth