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Rusk County man arrested for alleged threats against Mount Enterprise church

Luke Hickman was arrested Monday after allegedly making threatening posts on Facebook toward a...
Luke Hickman was arrested Monday after allegedly making threatening posts on Facebook toward a Mount Enterprise church.(Rusk County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: May. 11, 2021 at 9:45 AM CDT
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RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A Rusk County man has been arrested after being accused of making threats toward an area church.

According to a Facebook post made by Rusk County Sheriff Johnwayne Valdez, on Monday morning, the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that Luke Hickman had made threatening posts on Facebook toward Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Enterprise. The posts were intercepted by the office’s C.I.D. investigators and an investigation began.

A warrant was requested through County Court at Law and Hickman was located and taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing. Security measures will be taken at the church.

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