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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Polk County prosecutor asks for mental exam for Breaking Dawn shooting plot suspect
Polk County Prosecuting Attorney Kenneth Ashlock filed a motion Monday for a mental exam for Blaec Lammers, 20, Bolivar, who is charged with plotting a shooting spree at a showing of the final chapter in the Twilight series, "Breaking Dawn."
Lammers is being held in the Polk County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bond.
Online court records show Polk County officials have charged Lammers with assault in the first degree, making a terroristic threat, and armed criminal action.