Robert Earl Jackson

A Georgia Military College security guard was arrested Thursday for falsely reporting that a bomb was in another guard’s vehicle, authorities said.

Robert Earl Jackson, 29, was away from the Martinez campus when he allegedly called 911 and said a bomb was in another security’s guards vehicle and the security guard was walking around the school with an illegal firearm, sheriff’s Maj. Steve Morris said.

“Contact was made with a security guard at the school and everything appeared fine,” Maj. Morris said. “The director of Georgia Military College requested a sweep of the school by bomb K-9’s and Richmond County responded to assist. A phone number was obtained during the call and the suspect was later identified.”

Jackson resides in Hephzibah and he himself is a security guard at Georgia Military College. He is charged with Making a False Statement and Terroristic Threats and Acts. Bond has been set at $10,200.

What was his motive?

“He said he was hearing voices,” Maj. Morris said.

A mugshot shows the suspect smiling.