The New York Daily News is now reporting the following with regard to the arrests near the Verrazano Bridge …
Federal agents busted five people in Brooklyn in a possible connection to the Chelsea bombing after finding a bomb cache at a New Jersey train station late Sunday, law enforcement sources said.
The suspects were busted with a weapons stash inside a SUV along the Belt Parkway after authorities discovered three pipe bombs and two smaller devices at a train station in Elizabeth, the source said.
This is the first report of additional bombs or bomb making materials found at the train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Late Update: A subsequent update refers to “three pipe bombs and two smaller devices” at the Elizabeth train station.
Later Update: From an NYC official alert: “Due to police activity in Elizabeth, NJ, all New Jersey bound Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains are being held in Penn Station (MN).”