2 arrested after pulling gun on Ga. school bus full of kids, blocking them from leaving

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — Two people were arrested after officials say they stopped a school bus and pulled out a gun.

Glynn County Sheriff officials said on Feb. 6, officers arrested 33-year-old Samantha Lynn Connelly and 30-year-old Tarrell Lashawn Nelson.

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According to investigators, Connelly blocked a school bus with elementary school children onboard on Glass Circle.

While Connelly blocked the bus, authorities said Nelson pulled out a gun in front of the bus.

It is unclear why they did this.


No injuries were reported from this incident.

Nelson was charged with third-degree cruelty to children, two counts of terroristic threats and acts, receipt, possession, or transport of a firearm by a convicted felon or felony first offender, and knowingly intentionally or reckless disruption of the operation of public school/bus/bus stop.

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Connelly was charged with knowingly intentional or reckless disruption of public school/bus/bus stop operation and false statements or writing, concealing facts of fraudulent documents in government matters.

Both were booked into the Glynn County Detention Center.