RUTHERFORDTON — The State’s case against Nickolas Gage Flynn, 16, was called today and a continuance granted until Oct. 23, 2019. According to the warrant, Flynn “did unlawfully, willfully and feloniously did THREATEN A MASS ATTACK ON A SCHOOL IN THAT HE WOULD HAVE CO-CONSPIRATORS SET OFF PIPE BOMBS AS A DIVERSION AND THEN COME IN AND START SHOOTING PEOPLE. ”
The incident allegedly occurred on Sept. 12, 2019 and the complainant was listed as Andrew D. Greenway of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Judge Ellen Shelley had earlier modified the conditions of release as set by magistrate B. L. Smith as unsecured $5000 bond to the custody of Flynn’s mother, Kimberly Flynn. Shelley also added the conditions that Flynn “to not be on the property of RC Schools until further notified by legal authority to not be on ANY (our emphasis) RCS property, or at any RCS functions or events.”
Judge Shelley also ordered earlier that the Public Defender, Laura Powell, be assigned to represent Flynn. Powell stated “she was anxious to see what evidence that District Attorney Ted Bell presented.