NC man made threats against school on social media, deputies say

Evidence that was seized in the case. Photo from WNCT.
Evidence that was seized in the case. Photo from WNCT.

PLYMOUTH, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies arrest a man they say threatened harm against students and staff at a Washington County school.

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The Sheriff’s Office arrested Kendall Davenport Friday morning.

Deputies say Davenport posted a threat against students and staff at Plymouth High School on social media. School resource officers arrested him when he arrived at the school Friday morning.

Investigators say they found a semi-automatic handgun during a search of Davenport’s car. Deputies say they also found a rifle during a search of his home.

The 32-year-old was charged with making a false report of mass destruction on education property through social media.

Davenport was taken to the Washington County Detention Center and given a $200,000 bond.

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