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Ocean County Man Threatens to Infect Police Station with Coronavirus

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ – A man arrested by police here said he was infected with COVID-19 and wanted to spread his virus to the entire department.

William Wolverton, 50, of Egg Harbor Township, was charged yesterday, April 10, with second-degree terroristic threats during an emergency in connection with his arrest on April 1. While being processed on weapons and drug charges, Wolverton was told he was being charged on a warrant and would be lodged in the county jail. Wolverton allegedly said he was COVID-19 positive and was going to infect everyone in the station. He refused to submit to fingerprints, spat on the floor and toward an officer, and refused to comply with booking procedures.

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