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Charges dropped against man who left bag outside Niskayuna Target

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Joshua D. Usher left his backpack near the Target store at Mohawk Commons two weeks ago, then went inside to go shopping. Soon, he was one of those being evacuated as police responded to reports of a suspicious bag outside the store the evening of June 3, authorities said. He claimed the bag as his and soon found himself charged by Niskayuna police with a felony — first-degree placing a false bomb or hazardous substance. ...

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June 18, 2014
10:26 p.m.

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Leave the bag in your car please.

June 19, 2014
7:24 a.m.

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If you walk into a store with a back pack, security will accuse you of shop lifting. If you leave it outside you get arrested for a suspicious package. "Leave the bag in your car please" is a good thought if you have a car.. So pick your poison shoplifting or arrested for a bomb.. Is this what it has come down to? Really? The police could of just listen to the man and avoided all the hype.. Give me a break!!!