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Voorhees Township Police Department
Friday February 16th, 2018 :: 05:17 p.m. EST


Voorhees Man Charged with Threat to School – February 16, 2018

Voorhees Man Charged with Threat to School – February 16, 2018

Jacob Finkelstein, 18, of Voorhees, has been charged with threatening to terrorize students and staff at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees.

On February 15th, 2018, police were made aware of an incident involving Jacob Finkelstein where he had allegedly been making false threats during school hours that were heard by multiple students, by stating that he was going to “shoot up the school”.

Captain Carmen Del Palazzo of the Voorhees Police Department reported that no weapons were found at Jacob Finkelstein’s residence during the course of the investigation.

Jacob Finkelstein was arrested on February 15th, 2018 and charged with one count of second degree False Public Alarm and one count of third degree Terroristic Threats.

He was remanded to Camden County Correctional Facility pending a court appearance.

All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court of law.

Released Friday, February 16th, 2018.


Contact: Captain Carmen Del Palazzo PIO

Telephone: 856-882-1134


Voorhees Township Police Department
1180 White Horse Road
Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

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