BAYONNE, NJ – A Brooklyn woman was taken into custody on Wednesday after reportedly threatening to open fire at the Bayonne Post Office, Captain Eric Amato announced.
According to a statement, officers responded to the U.S. Post Office located at 570 Broadway on a report of a female that was threatening to harm postal employees and customers that were present. During the investigation, it was learned that Taquaya Ratcliff, 33, entered the post office in an irate state due to an issue with missing mail and a check contained in that missing mail.
According to witnesses and two employees, during her tirade, she threatened to hurt the two employees then threatened to return and shoot everyone present if she did not get her missing check returned to her.
She was subsequently charged with the threats.