SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Police Department has announced an arrest after threats were made against both B.B. Comer Memorial and Sylacauga High Schools.
44-year-old Tiffany Alicia Pate of Sylacauga has been arrested and charged with Making a Terrorist Threat. The threat was made on Facebook Wednesday just after lunch.
The post was made in the name of Raymond Proctor Jr. and it threatened to shoot school kids at both Sylacauga High School and B. B. Comer High School.
SPD believes there was a relationship between Proctor and Pate. SPD says Pate became angry at Proctor and used the Facebook post to attempt to get back at him. Pate was arrested at the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office in Sylacauga yesterday at 4:58 P.M. by Sylacauga and Talladega County Investigators after being questioned by both departments.
Pate is currently in the Talladega County Jail on two counts of Making a Terrorist Threat and one count of Probation Violation. Pate currently has no bond on any of the charges. Bond will be set later today by Talladega County District Judges. It is unknown what the original charge for was that put Pate on probation.
The crime of Making a Terrorist Threat is a Class “C” Felony. The punishment for a Class “C” Felony, in the State of Alabama is one year and a day and up to 10 years in prison.