A Georgia teenager stands charged with felony Terroristic Threats & Acts.
Officials with the Rome City School System state that a “potential threat” led to the arrest of 18 year old Jarod Dale Monroe Tuesday at Rome High.
According to a news release from the school system:
“Rome City Schools’ administrators are aware of a potential threat that led to an arrest on April 16th, 2019, at Rome High School. With our continuing efforts and focus on safety and security, we were able to diffuse the incident without harm and remove any potential of a threat to our faculty, staff and students. All information going forward will be released at the discretion of local police authorities.”
According to reports, Rome Assistant Chief of Police Debbie Burnett said Monroe left a note on the podium of a teacher indicating a school shooting could occur at anytime.
He did not make any actions to carry out the threat.
He did give a statement to the investigators.