SnapChat Threat Lands Cedar Falls Man in Jail

A Cedar Falls man has been arrested after allegedly sending a threatening Snapchat to another person.

Police arrested 18-year old Jaedon Evans for first-degree harassment, a misdemeanor. His bond was set at $5,000.

Cedar Falls police say their officers received a complaint that Evans had sent a message through the Snapchat social media platform that included a video showing a loaded revolver being pointed at the camera. A semi-automatic handgun was also shown in the video, which included the caption “take care of people.”

Evans was identified in the video, according to court  records. He and the recipient had ongoing problems, according to court records.

Officers searched Evans’ home on Monday and didn’t find any firearms, according to the police department.

First-degree harassment is punishable by up to two years in prison upon conviction.