Crawford Co. student charged after allegedly threatening to shoot up school


ROBERTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Crawford County High School student is charged with terroristic threats after he allegedly threatened to shoot up the school on Feb. 14.

According to the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, 17-year-old Jokester “J.C. Ussery, is the student the Roberta Police Department said made the threats. Police arrested him Tuesday afternoon.

A news release from the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office says the school was closed Friday and Monday for the President’s Day holiday and Ussery wasn’t at school Thursday.

The D.A.’s office says Ussery is barred from having weapons in his home and his bond is set at $5,000.

He is presumed innocent until being found guilty.