Former NISD teacher accused of making threats against superintendent

A former San Antonio teacher was arrested after allegedly making threats to the North ISD superintendent, an arrest affidavit said.

Dalton Austin Brown, 28, a former teacher at John Jay High School, was charged with making terroristic threats against a public servant.

According to the affidavit, Brown was terminated from the district in October for too many unexcused absences. After he was fired, a coworker reported to an NISD officer that Brown was posting “alarming social media posts” directed toward the superintendent, the affidavit said.

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The posts included photos of Brown holding firearms, including seven handguns, four AR-style rifles and ammunition, with messages like “You can thank God I didn’t shoot you in your f—ing face hows this for #hatespeech…”

The district was concerned enough to dedicate armed officers to escort the superintendent and his family and stand watch at their home, the affidavit said.

Brown’s bail was set at $17,000.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story contained the wrong school district. The suspect was employed with NISD.

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