Breaking: Suspicious Package “With Some Destructive Nature” Found At Jacksonville International Airport UPDATE:Suspect Arrested

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The Jacksonville International Airport was immediately evacuated after 2 suspicious packages were found, one package was found in the terminal and one in the parking garage. The incident began when authorities at the airport confronted a suspicious man who said he had a bomb and a second man was seen running away from the scene. According to flightaware.com, both men have been arrested.  The airport reopened late this evening after a press conference where Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokesman, Shannon Hartley, said they recovered a “device” in one of the packages that “certainly had some destructive nature.”

 

UPDATE: Cell phone video of a man being taken off the plane has been released.  FBI and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol are also assisting with the investigation.

UPDATE: Via First Coast News

First Coast News, along with NBC News has learned, Zeljko Causevic, 39, was booked into the Duval County Jail at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday following an arrest by the JAX Airport Police.

Causevic is facing charges of false report about planting a bomb or explosive and manufacture/possess/sell/deliver or mail hoax bomb, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office jail log.

 

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