Las Vegas teacher who texted gun threats against concert is … out on bail awaiting next court date?

Las Vegas teacher who texted gun threats against concert is … out on bail awaiting next court date?
Leslie McGourty. (Mug shot: LV Metro PD via Review-Journal)

[Ed. – What could conceivably go wrong?  Are they serious?]

Bonanza High School teacher who was arrested this month on a terrorism charge had made threats to “poke a lot of holes in a lot of people” during a concert in downtown Las Vegas, a police document shows.

Leslie McGourty was arrested on school grounds May 16 after her friend reported to Las Vegas police that she had threatened to kill herself and others during an ongoing conversation via text messages. The 48-year-old woman, who, according to public employment records, appears to have been a physics teacher, faces a felony charge of making a threat to commit an act of terrorism. …

In the series of text messages detailed in her arrest report, McGourty had repeatedly romanticized “being remembered” and said she hoped to start another #MeToo movement, “but this time in which women feel empowered enough to become serial killers.” …

Court records show that McGourty is out on bail and is scheduled to appear in court June 19.

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