Friday, January 31, 2014

BREAKING: Suspicious White Powder Found at 7 Hotels Near Super Bowl


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FBI investigating after white powder was delivered to former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani's office & 7 hotels near the Super Bowl.


Via NyPo:
Bomb squads and hazardous material teams fanned out across New Jersey on Friday after packages containing a suspicious white powder were delivered to as many as seven hotels near the site of the Super Bowl on Friday, according to multiple reports.
 Authorities also were testing white powder contained in oa letter sent to the Manhattan office of former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, law enforcement officials told CNN. The letter opened in the mail room, contained white powder, according to law enforcement officials.
 No injuries were reported in either case, and NBC 4 reported that none of the New Jersey hotels were hosting the athletes who will be playing at MetLife.
 WABC 7 reported the packages went to an Econo Lodge on Washington Avenue in Carlstadt, the Renaissance Meadowlands Hotel on Rutherford Avenue in Rutherford, the Homewood Suites by Hilton on Route 17 in East Rutherford and the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights Meadowlands on Terrace Avenue in Hasbrouck Heights.

Carlstadt Police Det. John Cleary says someone at an Econo Lodge found the substance in an envelope on Friday.
Cleary says similar mailings arrived at the Homestead Inn in East Rutherford and a Renaissance Inn in Rutherford. He says investigators intercepted additional envelopes from a mail truck before it reached a Holiday Inn Express and Hampton Inn in Carlstadt.


 Preliminary field tests indicate suspicious letters contain non-toxic material, Further tests underway.


  1. Well, gee, I wonder who pulled the alarm on something that's not an emergency.

  2. This whole police state fiasco promises to be more entertaining than the actual game. Although that's a given, since most Super Bowl games are boring blowouts.

    1. That's old history. Recent games have been very competitive affairs. Both Giants wins came down to the last minute. Ravens was a close call. Steelers vs the Cardinals. Don't you remember Santonio Holmes catch? That was in the last minute.

  3. In a related story, a suspicious white powder was found on a coffee table in the Oval Office along with several rolled up hundred dollar bills in front of a 70 inch HD flat screen TV tuned to the Super Bowl.

    When asked about the substance, a White House spokesman laughed and responded, "Sheeeeit Dog..."