Man accused of making bomb threat on ferry

Krzysztof Malz

A Connecticut man is accused of making a bomb threat on a Martha's Vineyard ferry.

Falmouth police arrested Krzysztof Malz, 45, of New Britain, on Sunday night and charged him with making a threat. He was being held without bail.

Police said Malz was boarding a Steamship Authority ferry at Woods Hole at about 9:30 p.m. when he claimed he had a bomb in his car during a security screening.

The car was checked, and no bomb was found. Police said Malz told them the bomb threat was joke.