Terror Threat Closes Macy’s


Elvis GovernorNassau County Police Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for making a terror threat which occurred in East Garden City on last Thursday, 01/28/16 at 5:21 P.M.

According to detectives, Elvis Governor, 53, of 211 Cornell St., while in Macy’s Department store located at 630 Old Country Rd., called 911 stating there was a bomb in the store.  Nassau County Police performed a complete search of the store yielding negative results.  The store was re-opened several hours later.

No injuries were reported.

Subsequent investigation by Major Case Bureau detectives led to the arrest of Governor on Saturday, 01/30/16 in Hempstead.  He is being charged with Making a Terroristic Threat and will be arraigned on Sunday, 01/31/16 in First District Court, Hempstead.

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Elizabeth Johnson is former editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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