False Bomb Threat Gets Pedro Man in Jail

  • 07/25/2013
  • Reporters Desk

LONG BEACH —  A San Pedro man was arrested for making a bomb threat to a Walmart in Long Beach on July 21.

Thirty-year-old Patrick Quintana, allegedly phoned in a bomb threat, at about 8:30 p.m. July 21, to the Walmart at the CityPlaceShopping Center in Long Beach, officials said.

Police say the store was evacuated and a search was conducted but no device was found. Through their investigation, the suspect was tracked to San Pedro and taken into custody. He was booked for making a false bomb threat, along with other warrants that included annoying phone calls, stalking, burglary and driving under the influence. His total bail amounted to $410,500.

Investigators presented the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The office filed count of criminal threat and one count reporting a false bomb charge.

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