CLEMSON, SC – A Clemson student was arrested after police say he posted intimidating and harassing comments about the ongoing student protests on the social media app Yik Yak.
21-year-old Jamie Reece Moore was arrested and charged with Unlawful Use of Telephone.
According to the arrest warrant and the police report, Moore sent messages including:
- “What time is the lynch mob tomorrow? I got a couple hundred feet of rope”
- “Let’s do to the Clemson protesters what Ohio did to the Kent State student protesters 40 years ago”
- “Drive by at Sikes?”
- Slave auction tomorrow morning at 8am @ Sikes Hall. Lots of good protest workers. Get them while they’re mad!!!”
- “So have they started lynching protesters yet?”
Moore was released on a $470 bond. The incident will be referred to Clemson University’s Office of Community and Ethical Standards for possibly disciplinary action.