Malachi Thompson, 18, was arrested and faces several charges. Fulton Schools did not have a comment on the incident.
Photo: FULTON COUNTY JAILS
Photo: FULTON COUNTY JAILS

Police: Ex-Milton student arrested on campus for stalking, trespassing

A former Milton High School student was arrested at the campus Tuesday when he violated a temporary protection order that a current student had against him.

Malachi Thompson, 18, was arrested and taken to a Fulton County jail Tuesday by Milton police. He is charged with aggravated stalking, trespassing and disruption of a school.

A spokeswoman for Fulton County schools said that Thompson was only on campus for “a few minutes” and someone recognized him “right away.” Fulton Schools did not have a comment beyond that.


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Milton police said that Thompson was at the school to visit the female juvenile and did not have permission to be on campus from the school. According to a police report, the juvenile’s mother contacted police after the juvenile saw Thompson in the school’s media center.

The police report cites surveillance footage that showed Thompson walking into the media center wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and holding a piece of paper over his face. Police later found him hiding in a bathroom and arrested him around 11:15 a.m.

He got to the school by getting on a school bus Tuesday morning.


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Police said he was not armed and no weapons were recovered when he was arrested. However, according to the police report, Thompson had with him a handwritten book of poems and other writings for the juvenile.

According to the police report, this is not the first time Thompson has shown up to the school without permission. He most recently entered the school unannounced on Jan. 9.

On Feb. 7, Thompson showed up to the juvenile’s residence and left her a necklace and a hat at the front door, police said. He has also sent unwanted Snapchat messages to her and was warned by Roswell police that “his actions could lead to future criminal charges,” according to a police report.

Thompson was transported to a Fulton County jail in Alpharetta after his arrest. Online court and jail records for Fulton County don’t show any previous criminal history for him.


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