Man Enters Plea for Putting School on Lockdown

MIDDLEBURG -- A man now admits to threatening an elementary school in Northumberland County, according to court documents.

Jeremy Church of Middleburg pleaded no contest on Monday to terroristic threats charges and guilty to drug charges.

Investigators said Church threatened to harm people at Priestley Elementary school near Northumberland in December, leading to a lockdown at the school.

The man will be sentenced in the fall in Northumberland County Court.


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