Man allegedly brings fake bomb to court

February 6, 2008 10:00:24 AM PST
A man apparently tried to take a fake bomb with him to a court appearance.According to Lt. Rulen with the Precinct 1 Constable's office, Boris Perez had a scheduled court appearance at the criminal courthouse this morning on a burglary charge. Perez apparently tried to go through security with a device rigged to look like a bomb.

He had a backpack with wires running to some sort of device. Officers secured the area and brought in bomb sniffing dogs.

Perez is being charged with possession of a hoax bomb, which is a Class A misdemeanor.

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