Alleged threats lead to arrest


By Joe P. Asher - [email protected]



Priscilla Brown


An Evarts woman is facing charges of terroristic threatening after allegedly making threats on social media.

Priscilla Cargle Brown, 35, was arrested on Wednesday by Harlan County Sheriff’s Deputy Travis Freeman.

According to a press release, the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint on Dec. 2 that Priscilla Cargle Brown had entered Evarts Elementary School extremely irate, using profanities. Brown started using obscenities in front of the students and later made threats to school officials. After the sheriff’s office was contacted Brown left the school and did not return. She later began making threats on social media.

Chief Deputy Matt Cope obtained an arrest warrant following an investigation by the sheriff’s office.

Brown was charged with two counts of second-degree terroristic threatening and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $5,000 full cash bond.

The incident is still under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

In other police activity:

• Tina B. Dean, 44, of Evarts was arrested on an indictment warrant by Harlan City Police Officer Derrick Noe. According to the indictment, Dean took several firearms, including a Winchester 300 shotgun, Ruger .22-caliber rifle, Winchester 30-30 caliber rifle, Glock 27, Glock 26 and a Smith and Wesson model M&P 15 from Cumberland Jewelry and Pawn between Aug. 8, 2010 and Sept. 6, 2012. Dean was indicted on six counts of theft by unlawful taking (firearm). She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $15,000 full cash bond;

• Catise Latham, 30, of Harlan, was arrested on Tuesday by the Harlan County Sheriff’s Office on an indictment warrant. She was indicted for two counts of first-degree bail jumping, first- and second-degree trafficking a controlled substance and trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 of a school. She was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on two full cash bonds totaling $20,000.

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By Joe P. Asher

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