Security Director Rob Desimone and BOE Attorney Inzelbuch gave us these details (VIDEO).
Desimone says the suitcase was not there at the start of the meeting – which added to the concern.
K9 w as called in, and the suitcase was found to be empty.
It turns out a neighbor had placed the suitcase outside for trash, and someone had taken it, and left it near the BOE meeting building.
The all-clear was given. The meeting remained cancelled.