Terrorist Threat

A Boaz woman is facing a felony charge for making a terrorist threat toward an Etowah County School and a faculty member. According to the sheriff’s office, 39-year-old Barbara Bowen admitted to posting the threat on a social media site yesterday. A school resource officer assigned to the school named in the post was made aware of the situation and the threat was dissolved within a few hours.

Right now, Bowen is in the Etowah County Detention Center with a $2,500 property bond.


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