the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, according to the Ridgewood Police , Ptl. Kevin McKeon and Ptl. Patrick Daly responded to 49 Cottage Street on December 14th to investigate a false public alarm. Upon arrival patrol spoke with Board of Education members about a suspicious email which made a threatening statement and demanded a payment via Bitcoin currency. The email was found by the IT Department and quarantined. Further investigation determined similar emails were sent on the same date in the state of N.J. and throughout the country.