By The Boot Staff
Filed under: Country News
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is facing charges of making "terroristic threats" against a fellow Georgia resident, reports the Athens Banner-Herald
. Details are few and far between at this time, but the newspaper claims the country singer was indicted by the Chatham County Grand Jury today (April 24) for allegedly inflicting mental anguish on Charles Harvey Ferrelle. The accuser is over the age of 65, thus Currington faces an additional charge of elderly abuse.
Local news station WSAV
further reports that the incident happened April 15 in the waters off Tybee Island, a coastal town in Georgia. Police tell the news station that Currington and Ferrelle had a verbal argument at a dock owned by the singer. After Farrelle reportedly moved to a nearby dock, Currington boarded his boat and followed, shortly after which police became involved. No one was arrested.