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What’s next for a Middletown man accused of threatening the Liberty Center movie theater

Justin R. Pickron
Justin R. Pickron

A preliminary hearing has been set for a Middletown man accused of making a terroristic threat at a Liberty Twp. movie theater.

Justin R. Pickron, 21, appeared in a video arraignment Tuesday in Butler County Area II Court and was released from the Butler County Jail after posting a $5,000 bond. As part of his release conditions, Pickron is not to have contact with the victim or the Cobb Theater at Liberty Center.

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The court set his preliminary hearing for 1 p.m. May 15.

Pickron is accused of making comments on April 25 to co-workers at the Cobb Theater about bringing a gun to work and shooting people inside the theater. Butler County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Pickron early Tuesday morning in Middletown.