Brookhaven, GA December 30, 2015 – Brookhaven Police Department (BPD) Detectives have arrested 25-year-old Jodi Lee Kinsey of Doraville, and charged her with Terroristic Threats in connection with a “bomb threat” incident that took place at the Brookhaven Plaza Stein Mart.
BPD Officer Carlos Nino said in a Wednesday release, “On December 15, 2015 at approximately 12:53 P.M. Brookhaven Police officers responded to Stein Mart located at 3944 Peachtree Road and learned that Stein Mart management had evacuated their store after receiving a bomb threat via electronic communication.”
Surrounding businesses were also evacuated by BPD as a precaution.
“Due to the seriousness of the threat, Brookhaven Police requested the assistance of the DeKalb County Police Hazardous Devices Unit. Four K-9 dogs were deployed inside the business and no hazardous or explosive devices were found,” says Nino. “Brookhaven Police Detectives worked tirelessly to identify the person responsible for this incident.”
With all the information gathered by detectives, BPD says a warrant for Terroristic Threats was obtained for the arrest of Kinsey. In the ate evening of December 29, 2015, Kinsey was arrested at her residence in Doraville without incident.
She was transported to the DeKalb County Jail.