Alleged Twitter posts result in arrest of Doss High School student
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Doss High School student has been arrested after sheriff's deputies say he made several threats on Twitter, claiming he planned to put the school on lockdown.
According to an arrest warrant that was issued on March 15, 18-year-old Javoon Hobson used his Twitter account to make "multiple statements...that students and staff at Doss High School were in danger."
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Hobson stated he planned commit actions that would result in a school lockdown on Thursday, March 20.
According to the warrant, the school principal approached a school resource officer with Twitter posts made by Hobson. The warrant says one of the posts included the statement, "Next Thursday, Doss High School will be getting locked down, I promise you that. So if you ain't with the [EXPLETIVE DELETED], stay home."
When a student asked Hobson why he posted this, he allegedly said, "What's already said don't need to be explained."
Dobson also allegedly tweeted, "Drama eventually get you caught up and killed."
Authorities obtained screenshots of Dobson's alleged tweets.
A warrant was issued for Dobson's arrest on March 15, and he was taken into custody shortly before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 18.
He is charged with terroristic threatening.
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