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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
September 6, 2006


On August 23, 2006, at approximately 4:00 p.m., State Police Troopers from Troop D, the Emergency Services Unit and Detectives from the Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Squad began an investigation into a bomb threat made by telephone to the Public Defender’s Office located within Superior Court GA-11 at 120 School Street, Danielson. The Connecticut State Police Emergency Services Unit and K-9 teams, with the assistance of State Marshals, searched the building with negative results.  Detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad conducted the investigation.

As a result, on September 1, 2006, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Diane T. Pappas for Falsely Reporting an Incident, 1St Degree, Act of Terrorism, and Threatening 2nd Degree.

On September 6, 2006, at 1:00 p.m., Major Crime Squad Detectives placed Pappas under arrest on the outstanding arrest warrant along with a Violation of Probation Warrant while she was at the Office of Adult Probation in New London.  Pappas was transported to Troop D where she was processed and held on a $50,000 cash bond pending arraignment in Danielson Superior Court on September 7, 2006.


ARRESTED: Pappas, Diane T. W/F DOB: 05/15/1956

                34 Jay St., Unit 7, New London, CT


CHARGES: Falsely Reporting an Incident 1St Degree

              Act of Terrorism

              Threatening 2nd Degree

              Violation of Probation

BOND:  $50,000       

COURT: GA-11, September 7, 2006


Sgt. J. Paul Vance