Police Arrest Man After Montgomery County Bomb Threat

WASHINGTON — Police arrested a man Thursday after he threatened to harm a judge and said he had a car full of explosives.

Montgomery County police say they received a suspicious call from a man around 10 a.m.

Police tracked down the suspect and arrested him an hour later near the intersection of Falls Road and Maryland Avenue in Rockville, said Montgomery County police spokesman Captain Paul Starks.

The bomb squad responded and gave the all-clear, determining that there were no explosives in the car.

Police have not released the man’s name at this time or the circumstances surrounding the threat to the judge.

WTOP’s Lisa Weiner contributed to this report from Washington.

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