Woman Arrested For Threatening Cops on Facebook
EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) – A woman accused of making death threats on a social media site against police officers has been put in jail.
Multiple news sources report 33-year-old Ebony Dickens of East Point was arrested Tuesday for a threat she posted on Facebook, calling for death to all white police officers nationwide. She deleted the post hours before she was booked.
WSB-TV reports the FBI, Homeland Security, district attorney’s office and New York Police Department helped East Point police with Dickens’ arrest.
Police say they searched Dickens’ condo, seizing computers, a cell phone and a firearm.
Dickens has been charged with disseminating information related to terrorist acts.
It’s unclear if Dickens has a lawyer.