A Zachary man has been arrested after making threats against law enforcement on Facebook. The post referenced the DOJ’s decision not to bring forth charges against the officers involved in the Alton Sterling case, saying “It’s time Baton Rouge u didn’t learn from the police killing.” State Trooper Bryan Lee says State Police was informed about the post made by 38-year-old Thallemus Thomas.
“Thallemus was making treats towards BRPD officials, as well as family members. We learned that Thallemus was making these threats through a fake Facebook account. We were able to locate him, and he was placed under arrest,” Lee said.
The post said in part, “we will find the cops and execute them if we can’t find them we will kill one of there family members and start ambushing police officers n Baton Rouge.” Lee says this is something police take very seriously.
“Anytime that you cause someone to fear for their lives or cause panic, and we received multiple phone calls yesterday, and it was something that was circulating through the community,” Lee said.
Thomas is charged with terrorizing. He is being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a $250,000 bond.