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home : news : lakelands & beyond March 22, 2017

3/10/2017 4:57:00 PM
Man arrested after making threats to a local school on social media

Greenwood County Sheriff deputies arrested a man after posting threatening comments on social media to do harm at a local school.

Rodney Rogers 27 of Ware Shoals SC was arrested and charged with threatening the life of a public official, disturbing school, assault and battery first degree and unlawful communication.

According to reports, Rogers make threats on social media page which was directed at Greenwood School District 51 (Ware Shoals’ schools).

GwdToday received a screenshot of social media post that said:  “I am going to do something worse than sandyhook and columbine combined.  I’m tired of being mentally controlled by all these meds and I’m tired of people hating me and treating me link shit.  I’m going to give people a reason to hate me.  Watch out ware shoals”.

GCSO was able to communicate with the school officials early this morning about the post.  Rogers was located, arrested and transported to the Greenwood County Detention Center.




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