Credit: Peterson's Breaking News of Trenton 2014 / Mercer County Sheriff's

TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) In the wake of repeated bomb threats across different locations, authorities in Trenton and Marlboro, New Jersey, are on high alert, working tirelessly to ensure public safety. The day started with another ominous email, echoing the threats from the previous day and adding new targets in Marlboro to the list of potential dangers.

Responding swiftly, Trenton Police dispatched a K9 unit to re-sweep 108 N. Clinton Avenue, a location that had been targeted before. Thankfully, this thorough search yielded no signs of danger, providing a brief moment of relief amid heightened tensions.

Meanwhile, in a separate but equally critical operation, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office received a chilling threat directed at the courthouse located at 400 S. Warren Street. With swift coordination, Trenton Police K9 units joined forces with sheriff’s deputies to comb through the courthouse and its surroundings, meticulously checking every nook and cranny for any suspicious objects or signs of danger.

The day unfolded in a tense rhythm, punctuated by urgent calls for assistance and diligent searches. At 7 a.m., the initial email alert set off a cascade of responses, as New Jersey State Police relayed the threat to their communication channels, ensuring that every relevant authority was aware and prepared to act.

As the morning progressed, the gravity of the situation led to a heightened state of readiness. The Sheriff’s Office, recognizing the need for additional resources, called for assistance at 11 a.m., reinforcing the collaborative effort to safeguard the community.

Throughout this ordeal, Lieutenant Lisette Rios, the Public Information Officer, has been, providing updates.

Thomas Peterson is the Editor in Chief and founder of Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton. Thomas founded PBT in 2012.