Threat Charge Refiled Against Man Dressed As The Joker
Eastern Missouri prosecutors have refiled a felony terrorist threat charge against a man accused of live streaming threats to bomb and kill people while he was dressed up as the Batman villain known as The Joker.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that prosecutors refiled the charge on Friday against 50-year-old Jeremy Garnier, of University City, a day after a judge dismissed the case because prosecutors could not produce a key witness for the grand jury.
Garnier was arrested in March 2020 in a University City restaurant in the midst of his live stream.
In it, prosecutors say, he's dressed as The Joker and orders a soda in the restaurant, saying: “I can’t be inebriated when I’m planning on, you know, killing a bunch of people.”