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NCSO - Press Release

Date: January 12, 2024

Release By: Sheriff Robert Burby

TERRORISTIC THREAT ARREST: On January 11, 2024, NCSO Dispatch received a call at 1247 hours, from Southern Forest Products on FM 2626 in referenced to a former employee threating to shoot the place up because he was fired several months ago.

We responded 1251 hours and took the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of all employees on location and prevent such an act from occurring. The possible suspect did not show up on scene and we obtained his identity and location.

We obtained a warrant for his arrest, and he was taken into custody without incident at his residence in Kirbyville. He is currently charged with the following offenses:

Terroristic Threat Interrupt Public Place PC 22.07 (d) MA

Terroristic Threat PC 22.07 (a)(3) MA

The suspect is identified as Tyler Joe Hammers, 24 YOA, Bond $12,500.00


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