NC woman accused of threatening to blow up Virginia pier
By Associated Press
Julie Ireland (Newport News Police Department)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -
A North Carolina woman faces charges of threatening to blow up a Newport News pier.
Police spokesman Harold Eley says 47-year-old Julie Ireland of New Bern, N.C., was arrested after she was found asleep Wednesday in a Newport News park.
Eley tells media outlets that Ireland had been cited for trespassing and littering on a private section of pier property earlier Wednesday when she became irate and threatened to obtain C4 explosives and blow up the pier.
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