Two men accused of setting off a “bottle bomb” at a movie theater Maryland have been indicted by a grand jury.
A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday in a series of dangerous pranks that led to the evacuation of several movie theaters in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs of Washington, authorities said.
A Maryland man confessed to setting off “bottle bombs” in six incidents at five movie theaters in Virginia and Maryland, authorities said Monday.
AMC says it will set up a $25,000 reward for anyone who provides information that directly leads to the capture of the individual or individuals responsible for setting off bottle bombs in its theaters.
Two movie theaters were evacuated less than an hour apart after bottle bombs were set off overnight, one week after an explosion in a Virginia theater.
Authorities say someone set off two soda bottle chemical devices at a movie theater complex in northern Virginia, frightening patrons who fled after hearing what sounded like firecrackers or gunshots.
Police responded to the Arundel Mills mall movie theater shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday night for a report of shots fired, but investigators believe the noises were actually made by fireworks set off inside a drink bottle.
A six-screen cinema house is in the works near the 9:30 Club, and it’s the latest on a growing list of new theaters planned for D.C.
Three Frederick County sheriff’s deputies are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they caused a man with Down syndrome to suffocate as they tried to wrestle him out of a Frederick movie theater last January.
A bomb threat forced the evacuation of hundreds from a movie theater in downtown Silver Spring.