Courthouse mobbed as media report bombing suspect to appear [pics]

Courthouse mobbed as media report bombing suspect to appear [pics]!/RaymondMcGinnis/status/324594421087739904

As we reported earlier, some media outlets were reporting that an arrest had been made in the Boston Marathon bombing.


Boston Globe: Boston Globe source reports suspect being taken to US District Court in South Boston.

— Patrick deHahn (@patrickdehahn) April 17, 2013

Chaos about #BostonMarathon suspect. @bostonglobe says the suspect is on his way to court.

— Russell Schaffer (@RussOnPolitics) April 17, 2013

As a result, the Moakley courthouse in Boston was swarmed by media and spectators. The Boston Police Department and the FBI have denied media claims and say the reports of arrest are false.

Picture outside federal court house as Boston Marathon bombing suspect is enroute to Federal courthouse. @7news…

— Darren M. Haynes (@DarrenMHaynes) April 17, 2013

Awaiting press conference outside federal court in Boston. There’s been word of a possible suspect in custody

— Diana Rocco (@Dianarocco) April 17, 2013

Massive crowd here waiting for Boston Marathon suspect to be brought to court. Full story on #PIX11 News now.…

— James Ford (@jamesfordtv) April 17, 2013

From Boston (not media): @definingplay Suspect to be brought to court house #bostonmarathon Right outside.…

— Kim Kalunian (@KimKalunian) April 17, 2013

Dept of Homeland Security all over #FederalCourtHouse.

— susantran (@susantran) April 17, 2013

Media tunnel at US Courthouse. No one seems fazed by the “no arrest” news.…

— Will Snyder (@williamsnyder) April 17, 2013

Members of the media gather by hundreds at John Joseph Moakley US Courthouse; waiting for#BostonMarathon #suspect…

— Chelsia Rose Marcius (@chelsiamarcius) April 17, 2013

The press gathers at Fed Court awaiting possibility of bombing suspect #wbz…

— Ken Tucci (@KenTucci) April 17, 2013

Heavy media presence outside courthouse awaiting #bostonmarathon #bombing suspect

— wusa9 (@wusa9) April 17, 2013

Aerial shot of #Boston courthouse:…

— Rick Sanchez (@RickSanchezTV) April 17, 2013

Media lined up outside federal courthouse. Waiting for info.…

— Lauren Leamanczyk (@LaurenWBZ) April 17, 2013

Lots of civilians have also made their way to the courthouse.…

— Lauren Leamanczyk (@LaurenWBZ) April 17, 2013

RT @jtes: 1,000 reporters, no official reason we should be here.…

— Garance Franke-Ruta (@thegarance) April 17, 2013

Homeland sec posted front door fed ct. That’s not typical. #WCVB…

— Kelley Tuthill (@wcvbkelleyt) April 17, 2013

As Twitchy reported, the courthouse has now been evacuated.

3:09pm – The Moakley Federal Courthouse, where all the media has been swarming, is being evacuated. @wcvbkelleyt heard “code red” inside.

— Jim Lokay WCVB (@LokayWCVB) April 17, 2013

RT @bostinno Fire trucks have arrived at #boston moakley courthouse @bostinno…

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) April 17, 2013

Breaking:People running from Federal Courthouse… Media rushed across…

— George Colli (@GeorgeColli) April 17, 2013

Image of ppl gathered around Boston Courthouse after evacuation. Tons of media & residents lining up along streets.…

— Shelby Danielsen (@9NewsShelby) April 17, 2013

Twitchy will continue to monitor this situation and update with further developments.


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