A teen is behind bars after he allegedly threatened to kill a Georgia sheriff over the arrests of Younger Thug and different members of YSL.
Quartavius Mender, 18, was taken into custody on Could 26 for allegedly saying plans to kill Sheriff Patrick Labat, his spouse Jackie Labat, and Atlanta Public Colleges Police Chief Ronald Applin on their respective Instagram pages except the high-profile defendants have been launched from custody.
“#freethug or Imma sh00t u and your spouse,” the teenager wrote in one of many threatening messages, in response to arrest warrants. He additionally commented, “Imma assassinate you.”
In accordance with the Atlanta-Journal Structure, the teenager additionally left demise threats on the Georgia State Patrol’s recruiting web page, the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Workplace account, and the Fulton Clerk of Courtroom’s Instagram web page.
“We take these sorts of brazen threats significantly,” Sheriff Labat stated in a press release. “Social media cyberbullying, and hiding behind a keyboard won’t defend somebody from prison prosecution. Our investigators are diligent in looking for people who imply to do hurt to anyone, and I’m grateful to them for making certain the security of myself, my spouse, and all residents of Fulton County.”
Mender was charged with 23 counts of terrorist threats, all felonies. He stays in custody on the Fulton County Jail with out bond.
On Thursday, Thug was denied bond in a 56-count RICO indictment, which alleges that he’s the chief of the alleged YSL gang and engaged in prison exercise since 2012.
The decide expressed concern that Thug is a hazard to the neighborhood and will intimidate different witnesses if he was set free.
“The 2 issues that the court docket has important issues about is him being a hazard to the neighborhood and flight,” stated Fulton County Superior Courtroom decide Ural D. Glanville. “For these causes within the combination, I’m going to disclaim bond right now.”