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Charges Against Gillette Stadium Bomb Threat Suspect Dropped

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    FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: A shot of Gillette Stadium during the game between the New England Patriots and the Tennessee Titans in the AFC divisional playoffs on January 10, 2004 at in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 17-14. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

    Prosecutors in Massachusetts have dropped the case against a Gillette Stadium worker who had been charged with emailing a threat to blow up the home of the New England Patriots.

    The Sun Chronicle reports that a spokesman for Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey said in a statement Monday the case against 26-year-old Ryan Ringuette was dropped amid doubts about his guilt.

    The Attleboro man was arrested in August amid a dispute with his then-girlfriend, who was charged with lying to police about her access to Ringuette's email account. Her case is still pending.

    Ringuette worked part-time for the company that provides security and guest services at the stadium.

    Authorities say he had no access to bomb-making materials.

    His lawyer did not return a call for comment.

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