Man arrested for threatening Russell County Circut Court judge

Franklin Lamar Claridy
Franklin Lamar Claridy(Source: Russell County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 4:38 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Russell County Sheriff’s Office investigators and the Special Tactics and Response team arrested a man after threatening a circuit court judge.

According to the sheriff’s office, on Sept. 28, deputies executed a search warrant in Phenix City for Franklin Lamar Claridy.

Authorities say Claridy allegedly left threatening messages to a Russell County Circuit Court Judge.

Claridy is charged with terroristic threats.