GOOCHLAND, VA—A Chesterfield County man who police say threatened to
"start shooting people" at a Cub Scout camp in Goochland County is
set to appear in court Monday.
Gregory James Stapleton, 34, of Chesterfield, was arrested and charged with
one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct and one misdemeanor count of curse
The alleged incident took place last Thursday at Cub Scout Camp at the Heart
of Virginia Scout Reservation on Maidens Road in Goochland.
Witnesses told authorities Stapleton made the remarks after becoming upset.
Deputies did not find any firearms in Stapleton's possession, but did
confiscate several knives.
Boy Scout officials told deputies approximately 400 Cub Scouts, ranging in
age from 8 to 11, were at the camp at the time of the incident. No one was hurt
in the incident.
Stapleton is being held under a $3,000 bond; he is due in court Monday.
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