Chris Craig sentenced to 60 years jail because he threatened to bomb threat to an elementary school. He was former Division I assistant coach that played collegiately at UTEP.
This man Craig who is former college coach referred himself as ‘the Radical Islamic Jihadist Muhammad Allah Al-Khidar” enters Eagle Valley Elementary School in Utah in the ski-mask and threatened to blow up the school if the children weren’t evacuated. This incident take three-shour standoff with the police and after which he was charged because of interference with the arresting officer, failure to unveil identity, interruption of operation of the school and disorderly conduct, all wrongdoings. And above all, he was also charged with warning of terrorism, a second-degree-felony.
The news from the Salt Lake Tribune reveals that the former college coach Craig has been in the jail and he will be in the jail for nest 60 days and after that, he will be released.
It is believed that Craig suffered from schizophrenia as well as bipolar disorder.
“Judge Roger Griffin ordered Craig, who has been incarcerated since his arrest in September, to spend 60 more days in the Utah Country jail before being released on what Griffin called a zero-tolerance probation” for the next five years, during which time he will be required to receive treatment for the mental illness doctors, families and lawyers believe caused the once promising basketball coach to act as a religious fanatic in recent years.”
This incident which took place at the Eagle Valley Elementary School was not the very first time that he violated the law, there are many other incidents also in which he violated the law. In the year 2013, he was arrested for making terroristic threats in two different states. In the year 2014, he was again arrested after driving a car onto an elementary school playground. And he was reported by Sports Illustrated in 2014.