By Joe Johnson
An Athens teen was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly threatening to carry out a terrorist attack at a school, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Kevin Quintavious Sorrells, 19, of Forest Acres Circle was charged with one felony count of making terroristic threats, police said.
“Investigators learned that Sorrells made a comment on a video game chat forum that he was going to blow up a school and use firearms to shoot up a school,” according to police.
ACCPD also obtained a search warrant for Sorrells’ residence.
“At this time, detectives report that no evidence of any imminent threat was recovered during the search,” police said.
According to Athens-Clarke County police Public Information Officer Geof Gilland, Sorrells did not direct the alleged threat at a specific school, nor did he mention the school's community.
Police asked that anyone with information concerning this case to contact Detective Michael Carroll at (706) 613-3330, ext. 292 or firstname.lastname@example.org