A teenager from Murrayville is booked into the Hall County jail after allegedly posting a social media threat directed at a Hall County school: 19 year-old Destiny Sanchez faces charges that include terroristic threats.
From the Hall Co Sheriff’s Office…
Hall County Sheriff Deputies arrested a Murrayville woman early Friday morning, August 9, for making an online bomb threat against the Hall County School District.
Destiny Kaila Sanchez, 19, of Payne Road, is charged with terroristic threats and disruption of a public school following her arrest at approximately 3:30 a.m. at a residence in the 2,000 block of Broadway Drive in Gainesville.
Late Thursday afternoon, August 8, the Sheriff’s Office received a tip from an individual in the state of Michigan about the threat posted on Twitter. The out-of-state resident had been searching the Internet for information about a bomb threat in her own area and stumbled across a Tweet related to a non-specific bomb threat directed at Hall County schools. The Sheriff’s Office notified the Hall County School District, and Investigators began working to find the person responsible for the threat.
As Investigators were working the case, the Sheriff’s Office organized School Resource Officers to search the schools and extra Patrol Deputies for school areas. Explosive ordinance dog teams were also placed on standby.
Using various digital investigative techniques, detectives developed information resulting in the execution of several search warrants that led to Sanchez’s arrest. She was taken into custody without incident. Sanchez was booked into the Hall County Jail where she was being held without bond late Friday morning.
The case remains under investigation by the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.
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