Gladewater man in custody for terroristic threat incident

GLADEWATER - Leroy Carter, a 58-year-old Gladewater native is under arrest after making a terroristic threat around noon on Friday at the Sonic Drive-In at 1103 East Broadway Ave.

Employees were frightened by Carter who threatened to come to the business and shoot employees.

The Sonic Drive-In was then closed for the safety of its employees. 

After conducting an investigation, detectives got an arrest warrant for Carter for a Terroristic Threat, a State Jail Felony.

Gladewater law enforcement officials took Carter into custody shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Friday and he is currently being held in the Gregg County Jail on a $100,000 bond. 

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