Jul 29, 2014

Police: Bellmore Man Threatened Mepham Shooting

Police: Bellmore Man Threatened Mepham Shooting
A Bellmore man was arrested Friday after he allegedly threatened to "shoot everyone at Mepham High School," police said.

According to detectives, Peter J. Anderson, 28, of Bellmore, was involved in a conversation on Dec. 22 in which he allegedly made statements indicating that he wanted to shoot everyone at Mepham High School.

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On Jan. 3, Mepham Principal Michael Harrington became aware of these comments, and he notified police. After an investigation, First Precinct officers were led to Anderson's home in Bellmore where he was arrested without incident.

Anderson is charged with making a terroristic threat and he will be arraigned on Saturday at First District Court in Hempstead.

This is a breaking news story. Patch will provide more information as it's made available. 


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