Arrests Made After Online Threats, Crime Spree

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - Three people have been facing a long list of charges over an alleged social media dispute.

Lawrence County deputies said they were called out to a home on Waterloo Road on Wednesday, June 27 over a man there who was receiving death threats.

Shortly afterwards, the man accused of making the threats, identified as 26-year-old Chanston Ray McClain, and two women actually showed up at the home with guns.

According to reports, McClain also apparently robbed the victim the night before.

McClain has been facing several charges, including possession of a controlled substance schedule II (methamphetamine), driving on a suspended license, aggravated assault, criminal impersonation, resisting arrest, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony. Additional warrants were signed for McClain by the City of Lawrenceburg Police Department for aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, and assault of a police officer from an incident on Tuesday, June 26.

His two passengers, identified as 49-year-old Christy Carol Staggs and 19-year-old Cheyanne Carol Martin, were also arrested.

Staggs was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a $22,000 bond.

Martin was charged with possession of a controlled substance schedule II (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a $4,000 bond.

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