Student, 17, charged with domestic terrorism for threats against 2 Fayette high schools

Javon Sullivan. Photo/Fayette County Jail.
Javon Sullivan. Photo/Fayette County Jail.

A north Fayette County high school student has been charged with domestic terrorism in connection with threats made to two Fayette County high schools.

Investigators with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 15 arrested 17-year-old Javon Sullivan of north Fayette County.

Sheriff Barry Babb said Sullivan has been charged with terroristic threats and domestic terrorism.

Babb said the charges stem from threats of school violence disseminated on social media and directed to at least two Fayette County high schools.

Sullivan is a student at one of the high schools that were subject to the threats, Babb added.

Sullivan is currently being held in the Fayette County Jail without bond.

“The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office strongly urges parents to have a serious discussion with their students concerning threats of school violence,” said Babb. “These cases will be charged and prosecuted to the fullest extent as they are having devastating effects on the learning environment.”