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East Norwich custodian charged with making threat against school, police say

The James H. Vernon School is located at

The James H. Vernon School is located at 880 Oyster Bay Rd., in East Norwich. It is a part of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District. (March 26, 2012) Photo Credit: Nicole Bartoline

A custodian at an East Norwich school was arrested after he made a terroristic threat during a conversation with a faculty member, Nassau police said.

Police said Brian Hulsen, 40, of Bethpage was talking with a female faculty member at James H. Vernon School in East Norwich last Friday afternoon when, the teacher said, Hulsen made verbal threats toward another teacher at the school and made a threat against the school.

Police said Hulsen was arrested on Thursday afternoon at his home on Irving Street and charged with making a terroristic threat. He is scheduled to be arraigned Friday at First District Court in Hempstead.

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