On Friday, 1st December, 33-year-old Robert Paul Alexander Edwards of Mexico Beach Florida, was arrested after he drew a threatening image on a students homework.
Sheriff Mike Harrison of Gulf County Sheriff's Office announced in a press release that Robert had been arrested after Port St. Joe Elementary School contacted the School Resource Deputy about a “disturbing” picture drawn on a student’s homework assignment. The picture depicted a school shooting where two people can be seen on the floor in a pool of blood, the stick figures appearing to be executed. The words, “Pew, Pew, Pew,” were written next to the person with the gun. The school is set on fire whilst student can be seen running out alight.
Through a thorough investigation the police discovered the illustrator of the drawing to be Robert, he was quickly located and apprehended ton the same day the school contacted the School Resource Deputy.
Robert Paul Alexander Edwards was charged with violating Florida State Statute 836.10 - Written threat to kill or do bodily injury.
Sheriff Harrison stated, “Our country has been affected one too many times with horrific school tragedies. We take matters like this very seriously.” the police insisted the actions in the drawing were taken seriously but there is no reason to believe that Edwards was going to carry out the threat.