Troopers: Georgetown Teen Charge With Threatening To Bring Gun To School

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Georgetown – The Delaware State Police have arrested a 15-year-old Millsboro teen for making threatening statements involving Sussex Tech. High School, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Michael Austin.

Austin said on Friday, September 6, 2019 Troopers were contacted by the Sussex Tech H.S. administration regarding concerning statements that were made by the teen, who is currently enrolled at the school. The investigation determined that the teen had been involved in an altercation while at the school, during which he became extremely disorderly, causing staff to intervene. During this intervention, the teen made remarks of a concerning nature. Further investigation determined that these implicit slang remarks made by the teen translated to him intending to return to the school with a gun.

On Saturday, September 7, Detectives from the Troop 4 Youth Aid Division responded to the teen’s residence where he was taken into custody without incident and then transported back to Troop 4, where he was charged with one count of felony Terroristic Threatening. He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court #3 and then committed to a youth facility on $5000.00 cash bail.

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