Rancho Cucamonga Bank of America Evacuated After Angry Customer Makes Bomb Threat

Rancho Cucamonga Bank of America Evacuated After Angry Customer Makes Bomb Threat

RANCHO CUCAMONGA – A Rancho Cucamonga Bank of America was evacuated after an unsatisfied customer threatened to blow the place up with a bomb.

On Thursday, July 6, 2017, deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Station responded to the Bank of America, located at 11570 Fourth Street in the City of Rancho Cucamonga for reports of a bomb threat. The man, later identified as Chin Lin, 24, of Rancho Cucamonga entered the bank and eventually, after not getting the service that he desired Lin told the employee that he had a bomb and was going to blow the place up.

Deputies arrived and assisted the bank employees with evacuating customers to a secured area. Lin was gone prior to deputy arrival. The building was cleared of explosives with the help of the Ontario Bomb/Arson K9.The following day at around 2:37 p.m., Lin was located and arrested. He was booked into the West Valley Detention Center for a False Bomb Threat and Criminal Threats.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department at (909) 477-2800. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

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Image Sources:

  • Chen Lin: SBCoSD