CHARLES CITY | A Charles City man has been charged with threat of terrorism, a Class D felony.
Loren T. Saxon, 48, was arrested for public intoxication on Sunday at the Best Budget Inn in Charles City. During this time he allegedly stated many times that he is with al-Qaida and that he intends to go into the schools and shoot as many children as he can, according to Floyd County District Court records.
He is being held in the Floyd County Jail.
— By Mary Pieper