LAWRENCE COUNTY TEENAGER ARRESTED AFTER MAKING SEVERAL DEATH THREATS AGAINST YOUNG WOMAN, HER FAMILY, AND …..THE MARSHALL UNIVERSITY CHEERLEADING TEAM
WEST VIRGINIA AUTHORITIES FILE CHARGES AGAINST 18 YEAR OLD LOUISA MAN AFTER HE TEXTED & MADE VIDEO PHONE CALL AT THE END OF AUGUST; UNCLEAR WHAT CONNECTION UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN AND HER FAMILY HAS TO THE W. VA. COLLEGE CHEERING SQUAD.
A Louisa man has found himself in some very hot water, after he was accused of threatening to kill the Marshall University cheerleading team, along with a specific female victim and her family.
According to an Associsated Press news report, Tanner Wayne Rasnake, 18, of Louisa, was booked Monday into a West Virginia jail on a felony charge of THREATS OF TERRORISTIC ACTS-1ST DEGREE.
Cabell County West Virginia Court documents stated that Rasnake texted the victim on September 1 and threatened her, her family and the Marshall University cheer team. The documents also said Rasnake then video called the victim and witnesses overheard Rasnake repeat the threats. Marshall University police filed complaints charging Rasnake later that day.
Tanner Wayne Rasnake was first arrested at his home on late Sunday night, September 1, by deputy Dwayne Bowen of the Lawrence County Sheriff Department and was charged with:
• FUGITIVE FROM ANOTHER STATE – WARRANT REQUIRED. Rasnake was transported to and lodged at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville, in Johnson County, on September 2, 2019, at 12:47 A.M.
Rasnake was transported on Monday, September 9, and was lodged at 12:40 P.M., in the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville, in Cabell County, on a $50,000 surety/cash bond. Rasnake has since been released after his bond was posted.