Teens arrested after bogus Roseville Middle School bomb threats

Teens could face charges of making terroristic threats


ROSEVILLE, Mich. – Two juveniles have been arrested and could face serious charges after making bogus bomb threats at a middle school in Roseville, police say.

The Special Investigations Division of the Roseville Police Department have concluded a seven-week-long investigation and say that two 14-year-olds made anonymous phone calls on two separate days to Roseville Middle School, claiming there was a bomb in the building.

The first phone call occurred on April 19 and again on April 20. The threats prompted a complete evacuation of the school building on both days, leaving parents and students with extreme fear and anxiety.

Authorities conducted a thorough search of the school and say no device was found. 

With a host of investigative subpoenas and with assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, officials were able to trace the phone calls back to the two juveniles.

The two were arrested and are facing charges of making terroristic threats, which is punishable by up to 10 years in prison if they go through the adult courts.

Officials say one of the juveniles is a Roseville resident and the other is from Oak Park.

The two are expected to be charged later today and because they are juveniles, their names and mug-shots will not be released to the public.