The Fort Bragg soldier who forced a lockdown at Cross Creek Mall earlier this month was charged with a centuries-old misdemeanor known as going armed to the terror of the public.
The charge dates to at least 1781, says Ronnie Mitchell, the lawyer for the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.
"It's a very ancient charge," he said. "It started even before the U.S. Constitution was adopted in 1787."
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