Norfolk authorities arrest Military Circle mall bomb threat suspect

Posted at 12:30 PM, May 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-30 17:12:00-04

The Norfolk Fugitive Unit, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Task Force, has arrested the man who they believe is responsible for a bomb threat at Military Circle mall on April 19th.

The threat was called into a department store at the mall around 8:15 p.m. that evening.

Antwan Ladell Jackson, 36, was named as the suspect in early May. He was arrested shortly after 1:30 p.m. in the 4100 block of Pleasant Valley Road in Virginia Beach on Monday, June 30th.

He has been charged with one count of  Threatening to Bomb and is being held at the Norfolk City Jail.

Anyone with further information should contact the Norfolk Fire-Rescue Arson Line at 757-823-INFO or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


UPDATE: Military Circle evacuated for bomb threat