Advance, MO man pleads guilty to making terroristic threat towards Sikeston school

Former Sikeston student facing charges after social media threat

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - An Advance, Missouri man pleaded guilty to making a terroristic threat toward a school.

According to the Scott County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Braedon Herron pleaded guilty on February 14, 2019. He was sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections.

Herron was arrested on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 after making a threat on social media, according to law enforcement.

Braedon Herron was charged with a felony count of making a terroristic threat first degree. He is being held on a $50,000 cash only bond. (Source: Sikeston DPS)
Braedon Herron was charged with a felony count of making a terroristic threat first degree. He is being held on a $50,000 cash only bond. (Source: Sikeston DPS) (Source: Long, James)

He was charged with a felony count of making a terroristic threat, first degree.

The Sikeston School District responded after threatening comments were made by a former student through social media.

We’ve learned today threatening comments were made by a former student through social media referencing Sikeston High...

Posted by Sikeston R-6 Schools on Thursday, November 15, 2018

The School District says Sikeston DPS acted quickly and there was no current threat to students and staff.

They say they make student safety a top priority.

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