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Reference: August 10, 2006 - Arrest of Marlene Cummings

On August 10, 2006 at around 1:00 PM the Portsmouth Police Department Emergency Dispatch Center received a telephone call from a person who stated a bomb had been placed outside of the Hannaford grocery store.

Further information was provided by this caller in that the bomb was in a small black box and was placed to the right of the entrance of Hannafordís.

Officers of the Portsmouth Police Department responded to the Hannafordís grocery store, upon arrival the store management was informed of this threat.

The usual and customary business at Hannfords was interrupted while the store exterior of the business was searched.

No explosive device was located and no injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

The caller has been identified and arrested, this person is identified as:

Marlene A. Cummings
245 Middle Street Apt # 508
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
DOB: 01.07.55


Bail has been set in the amount of $1,000 cash and Ms. Cummings will be arraigned in the Portsmouth District Court on Friday August 11, 2006 at 8:30 AM

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 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500