Point Pleasant Beach, NJ man pleads guilty to leaving multiple threatening voicemails
A Point Pleasant Beach man, who has been jailed since March of 2021, has now plead guilty to a series of charges and threatening incidents.
On Friday, Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that Shaun Giberson, 40, has pled guilty to Terroristic Threats he was charged with after making threats in Point Pleasant Borough last March.
Giberson also pled guilty to Arson on Friday stemming from an unrelated incident in Manchester Township that occurred on August 18, 2020.
On March 18, 2021 Giberson, described to police as an anonymous caller, left a series of threatening voicemails on the phone lines at Point Boro High School as well as the Nellie Bennett Elementary School.
It's not known what those messages entailed or a motive for leaving them at those schools.
Point Pleasant Borough Police investigated the phone calls and voicemails and it led them to Giberson who was then arrested that day and has been in the Ocean County Jail since that apprehension.
As for the fire in Manchester, Giberson torched a backpack inside a group home in the township on August 18, 2020.
Police learned that Giberson, who lived in the group home at the home, set the fire on purpose.
For his threatening voicemails and setting a backpack on fire, Giberson faces five years of concurrent sentences in state prison.
Prosecutor Billhimer said that Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Michael Abatemarco is handling the case on behalf of the State.