Man accused of threatening woman on Facebook

WAYNESBORO - A Greencastle man is in Franklin County Jail this week after police say he threatened to shoot a woman and others during a conversation on Facebook.

Zane Leon Bigham, 19, is charged with misdemeanor terroristic threats, according to court documents.

Around 1:40 a.m. Sept. 18, Waynesboro Police were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue, about threats involving a handgun, according to court documents.

While responding, police were informed that Bigham was in Greencastle and did not have a vehicle.

When officers arrived at the Waynesboro residence, they spoke with a woman who said Bigham threatened to kill her. She said she had been arguing with Bigham over Facebook, when Bigham threatened to come over and shoot her. The woman kept the messages, which police reviewed.

The profile used belonged to another woman, but Bigham identified himself as the one communicating in the messages.

Police said the messages were "extremely violent and threatening in nature," according to court documents. One of the messages said that Bigham would be coming soon, saying she was dead and he hoped she realized what she did.

Bigham wrote that he was coming to her house soon, and that if a certain friend was there, the friend would be shot along with anyone who "steps up to him," according to court documents.

Bigham said he had gotten a new handgun and "it's go time," and asked if she thought he was playing games.

Officers took photos of the messages as evidence.

Bigham was arraigned on the charge, and bail was set at $500,000.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 27, according to court documents.


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