Mississippi man apparently believed it was OK to threaten to kill law officer on social media, but deputies took him to jail instead

Published 10:32 am Saturday, July 3, 2021

A Mississippi man has been arrested and charged with cyberstalking after sheriff’s deputies say he threatened to kill a law enforcement officer in a social media post.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies say Edward Anderson Jr., has been charged with cyberstalking.

Investigators say Anderson went on social media and made a deadly threat to a law enforcement officer.

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Threatening anyone on social media is a felony, regardless of whether or not they’re a law officer, deputies said.