Jose Gomez
Photo: Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office

GBI: Alpharetta man arrested after threat to Georgia professor 

An Alpharetta man was arrested after he threatened a University of North Georgia professor if they did not resign, the GBI said in a statement. 

Jose Gomez, 23, was arrested at his home Saturday on terrorist threats charges, GBI assistant special agent Mile Walsingham said. 


North Georgia police requested the GBI to assist with the investigation.

According to the GBI, Gomez emailed and mailed “threats of gun violence” to the professor, staff and students if the professor did not resign. The alleged threats were reported July 28, according to a police report obtained by 

Gomez was booked into the Lumpkin County jail.

No other details were released. 

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