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Wheatley Heights man accused of threatening employees at Jakes 58 casino

A Wheatley Heights man is behind bars for allegedly threatening casino employees at Jake’s 58.

News 12 Staff

Aug 7, 2022, 8:40 PM

Updated 684 days ago

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A Wheatley Heights man is behind bars for allegedly threatening casino employees at Jake’s 58.
Joshua Hurt, 28, is accused of claiming he would bring a gun to the Islandia gaming center in a comment posted to a travel site on July 30.
Authorities also say he threatened to hurt the staff.
After investigating, police arrested him in Dix Hills.
He is now charged with making a threat of mass harm.


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