Man accused of threatening to shoot up bus stop faces more charges

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 15, 2013 at 11:48 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 15 at 1:50 PM

(KMOV.com) – A man accused of threatening to shoot his estranged wife’s friend and the friend’s children at a school bus stop in Shiloh, Ill. faces more charges after he allegedly fought with officers at a local courthouse.

 

Theron Hubbard, 27, was charged with aggravated battery to a police officer and criminal damage to government property. He was already charged with one count of telephone harassment and one count of making a terrorist threat after a Feb. 25 incident in which Hubbard allegedly sent his wife’s friend nearly 300 threatening text messages.

According to police, contained threats that Hubbard would shoot the friend, then shoot the friend’s children and any others at the bus stop.

The friend showed messages to police, and officers began searching for the suspect. A probation officer assisted police in locating Hubbard.

According to police, while he was being arraigned on the case at the St. Clair County Courthouse, Hubbard began fighting officers.

He then broke the window of a Shiloh squad car while attempting to escape.

He was then transported to the St. Clair County jail, where he remains on a $150,000 bond.

 

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