By Breitbart. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) recently announced that it has arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly making threats towards supporters of Ahmaud Arbery that authorities have labeled a “hoax.” Rawshawn Smith allegedly created a Facebook profile under another person’s name to threaten a “mass shooting” of Arbery supporters. He has been charged with the dissemination of information relating to terroristic acts.
The New York Post reports that a 20-year-old man named Rashawn Smith has been arrested by authorities in Georgia for allegedly threatening protests in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery. Smith was taken into custody in Midway, Georgia, and charged with dissemination of information relating to terroristic acts according to the Georgia Bureau of Information.
The agency posted a tweet that stated that “Smith created a Facebook User ID of an unwitting individual to post a hoax threat.”
Smith created a Facebook User ID of an unwitting individual to post a hoax threat. https://t.co/nfzIdsBMAE
— GA Bureau of Invest (@GBI_GA) May 11, 2020
This is what he said…. It is terroristic threats… pic.twitter.com/wvBwVrViID
— GinaD ❤️ (@GinaD4793) May 11, 2020
(Read more from “Police: Man Created Fake Facebook Profile for ‘Hoax Threat’ Against Ahmaud Arbery Supporters” HERE)
Ahmaud Arbery: Hate Crime Charges Considered Over Killing
By BBC. The US justice department is considering federal hate crimes charges over the death of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia in February.
Gregory McMichael and his son Travis, who are white, are facing murder and assault charges over the shooting.
The case sparked national outrage when video of the death emerged last week.
Mr Arbery’s supporters have been using the hashtag #IRunWithMaud, sharing photos and running 2.23 miles (3.6km) for the day he died, 23 February. (Read more from “Ahmaud Arbery: Hate Crime Charges Considered Over Killing” HERE)