Teen jailed after threatening to shoot boy over Star Wars spoiler

Posted at 11:13 PM, Dec 22, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-22 23:21:27-05

HELENA, Mt. -- An 18-year-old Montana man was so into the new Star Wars movie that he threatened to shoot someone for spoiling it for him.

Arthur Roy is facing assault with weapon charges in Helena, Mt. after reportedly making the threats on Facebook.

Arthur Roy (Credit: PICASA/KXLH)

Arthur Roy (Credit: PICASA/KXLH)

Roy threatened that he would come to school and shoot the victim for revealing the plot line of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” in advance. The suspect reportedly also posted that he had a Colt pistol, according to court documents.

Officials said the post scared many students at the alternative learning school that the victim attends.

If convicted Roy faces up to 20 years in prison. He remains in jail with his bail set at $10,000.