Hartselle man charged with threatening police officers

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John Compton (Photo: Hartselle Police)

HARTSELLE, Ala. – Police have one man in custody charged with making a terrorist threat.

Investigators say 53-year-old John Compton called the police department and made a verbal threat against officers Monday.  He was taken into custody at his home on Barkley Bridge Road Southwest.

Compton was booked into the Morgan County Jail under a $500,000 bond.