Friday, January 31, 2014

Chemical Alert: Suspicious powder sent to NJ Hotels near Super Bowl and Office of Rudy Giuliani appears to be Corn Starch| ABC7/CNN

BREAKING: 31.01.2014 

Police: Suspicious white powder delivered to MetLife Stadium area hotels is cornstarch

The Record
Suspicious substances mailed to hotels Friday
Police have determined that the suspicious off-white substance delivered to five hotels near MetLife Stadium this morning was actually cornstarch according to preliminary tests.
Bergen County Hazmat along with police and fire departments are at the Homewood Suites Hilton in East Rutherford Route 17 southbound on a hazardous material call.
TARIQ ZEHAWI / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Bergen County Hazmat along with police and fire departments are at the Homewood Suites Hilton in East Rutherford Route 17 southbound on a hazardous material call.
The substances were delivered this morning and reported to county officials at 11:42 a.m., said Jeanne Barratta, chief of staff to Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan.
She said the substance was delivered to two hotels in Carlstadt and one in East Rutherford. She said she did not know if anyone at the hotel was exposed to the substance. The FBI and New Jersey State Police are also working the case, she said.
- See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/carlstadt/Police_converge_on_Carlstadt_hotel_on_hazardous_material_call.html#sthash.I6iGByMC.dpuf

White powder mailed to New Jersey hotels is corn starch

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There is apparently nothing to worry about after suspicious packages were mailed to five New Jersey hotels near MetLife Stadium.

The Bergen Record reports that preliminary testing on the white substance mailed to New Jersey hotels revealed that it was corn starch.

Police: Suspicious white powder delivered to MetLife Stadium area hotels is cornstarch

The Record
Suspicious substances mailed to hotels Friday
Police have determined that the suspicious off-white substance delivered to five hotels near MetLife Stadium this morning was actually cornstarch according to preliminary tests.
- See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/carlstadt/Police_converge_on_Carlstadt_hotel_on_hazardous_material_call.html#sthash.I6iGByMC.dpuf

Police: Suspicious white powder delivered to MetLife Stadium area hotels is cornstarch

The Record
Suspicious substances mailed to hotels Friday
Police have determined that the suspicious off-white substance delivered to five hotels near MetLife Stadium this morning was actually cornstarch according to preliminary tests.
Bergen County Hazmat along with police and fire departments are at the Homewood Suites Hilton in East Rutherford Route 17 southbound on a hazardous material call.
TARIQ ZEHAWI / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Bergen County Hazmat along with police and fire departments are at the Homewood Suites Hilton in East Rutherford Route 17 southbound on a hazardous material call.
The substances were delivered this morning and reported to county officials at 11:42 a.m., said Jeanne Barratta, chief of staff to Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan.
She said the substance was delivered to two hotels in Carlstadt and one in East Rutherford. She said she did not know if anyone at the hotel was exposed to the substance. The FBI and New Jersey State Police are also working the case, she said.
- See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/carlstadt/Police_converge_on_Carlstadt_hotel_on_hazardous_material_call.html#sthash.I6iGByMC.dpuf

Updated: 13:55 EST

A White Powdery suspicious powder has been sent to 3 New Jersey Hotels (6 Envelopes) near site of upcoming Super Bowl.  A seventh letter was intercepted at the office of former Mayor Rudy #Giuliani.

The letter, opened in the mail room, contained white powder, according to law enforcement officials.

In New Jersey, the site of Sunday's Super Bowl, an unidentified substance was delivered to two hotels in Carlstadt and one in East Rutherford, said Jeanne Baratta, chief of staff at the Bergen County Executive's Office.

Law enforcement officials told CNN that six letters were discovered in New Jersey.

The FBI and local officials were monitoring the situation. Law enforcement officials said the incidents were considered a routine investigation, not a threat.

White powder scare


White powdery subst found at NJ Hotels near - Incidents risen from 3 to 7 incl office
The New Jersey State Police released the following statement.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force and Hazard Materials units have responded to several locations that have received a suspicious letter and substance. There are no reported injuries at this time, and the locations are being secured. This situation is being thoroughly investigated and more information will be provided when it becomes available.

New Jersey hotels sent packages with suspicious white powder

Updated at 01:30 PM today
suspicious powder investigation carlstadt new jersey
Authorities are investigating suspicious white powder delivered to 3 New Jersey hotels. This is scene outside one in Carlstadt. (Rob Nelson)

Authorities are investigating the delivery of packages containing suspicious white powder at seven New Jersey hotels Friday.
The powder was delivered to the 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. The other locations have not been announced at this time.
The front desk is answering at all the hotels, and no evacuations have been ordered. Still, HazMat teams responded to all three location.
The FBI was investigating.
No injuries have been reported.
The New Jersey State Police released the following statement.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force and Hazard Materials units have responded to several locations that have received a suspicious letter and substance. There are no reported injuries at this time, and the locations are being secured. This situation is being thoroughly investigated and more information will be provided when it becomes available.



(CNN) —Hazardous materials teams and a bomb squad responded Friday after white powder was found at three hotels near the site of the Super Bowl, New Jersey authorities said.

White powder causes scare at three hotels near Super Bowl site

By Ross Levitt and Shimon Prokupecz, CNN
updated 1:41 PM EST, Fri January 31, 2014
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Unknown powder found at two hotels in Carlstadt and one in East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • A letter with white powder also was sent to the office of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani
  • Law enforcement officials say the incidents are not considered a threat at this point
(CNN) -- Hazardous materials teams and a bomb squad responded Friday after white powder was found at three hotels near the site of the Super Bowl, New Jersey authorities said.
In New York, authorities also were investigating the contents of a letter sent to the Manhattan office of former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, two law enforcement officials said.
The letter, opened in the mail room, contained white powder, according to law enforcement officials.
In New Jersey, the site of Sunday's Super Bowl, an unidentified substance was delivered to two hotels in Carlstadt and one in East Rutherford, said Jeanne Baratta, chief of staff at the Bergen County Executive's Office.
Law enforcement officials told CNN that six letters were discovered in New Jersey.
The FBI and local officials were monitoring the situation. Law enforcement officials said the incidents were considered a routine investigation, not a threat.

#SuperBowl #Hotels #Powder

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