By M. Alex Johnson (NBC News, 7/27/2012)
Police arrested a Maryland man and recovered numerous guns from a home Thursday night after he allegedly made threats referring to the Joker this week.
Julie Parker, a spokeswoman for the Prince George’s County police, said Friday that authorities had “thwarted a terrorist threat.”
Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw said the man, whom authorities identified as Neil Edwin Prescott, 28, of Crofton, Md., made a threat toward his employer, Pitney Bowes, in two phone calls to his supervisor Monday. Prescott was upset about losing his job and said: “I am the real Joker, and I’m going to blow everyone up,” McGaw said.
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