Breaking: Suspicious Package “With Some Destructive Nature” Found At Jacksonville International Airport UPDATE:Suspect Arrested
The Jacksonville International Airport was immediately evacuated after 2 suspicious packages were found, one package was found in the terminal and one in the parking garage. The incident began when authorities at the airport confronted a suspicious man who said he had a bomb and a second man was seen running away from the scene. According to flightaware.com, both men have been arrested. The airport reopened late this evening after a press conference where Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokesman, Shannon Hartley, said they recovered a “device” in one of the packages that “certainly had some destructive nature.”
UPDATE: Via First Coast News
First Coast News, along with NBC News has learned, Zeljko Causevic, 39, was booked into the Duval County Jail at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday following an arrest by the JAX Airport Police.
Causevic is facing charges of false report about planting a bomb or explosive and manufacture/possess/sell/deliver or mail hoax bomb, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office jail log.