Lexington Police Chief Green notifies public that man who threatened students is out on bond with st
Lexington, SC (September 20, 2017) Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green took time Wednesday to let the public know what was happening in regard to the man that arrested earlier this week after making threats towards River Bluff High School students and faculty over the past few weeks, months, and years.
Christopher Glen Raines (AKA "AJ Blues"), age 42, was arrested on Monday, September 18, 2017 for Unlawful Communication. He appeared in the Lexington County Bond Court on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, and was given a bond with the following requirements and restrictions:
A bond of $1,087 was given, which is the maximum allowed for the charge of Unlawful Communication
He will be required to wear a GPS monitoring device at his own expense
He must stay over 100 yards away from anywhere children are, to include parks, schools, and daycare facilities He continues to be on trespass on all Lexington County School District One campuses and properties
He will have no contact, in person or online, with any student, faculty, administrator or school board member
He must complete a mental health screening prior to release from Lexington County Detention Center
Christopher Raines was released from the Lexington County Detention Center on the evening of Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The mental evaluation was completed and he was fitted with a GPS monitoring device.
Chief Green said that the Lexington Police Department will do everything possible to ensure the safety of students at River Bluff High School. Along with the two School Resource Officers who are assigned to that school full time, additional officers are continually in the area.
The Lexington Police Department will continue to monitor and investigate any and all threats made by Christopher Raines, online or otherwise.