Prosecutor: School threat investigations in Wayne County lead to charges against 7 minors

6 cases involve alleged threats of violence, 1 involves a weapon in school

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has issued charges against seven juveniles in connection with school threat investigations.

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich.Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has issued charges against seven juveniles in connection with school threat investigations.

Six of the cases involve alleged threats of violence against a school and one of the cases involved possession of a weapon in school.

If convicted, a judge will determine the appropriate sentence for the alleged crimes. The incidents happened on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3.

Metro Detroit experienced a flood of threats against schools following a deadly shooting at Oxford High School. Four students were killed and seven people were injured in the shooting.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged as an adult in the case. His parents are also facing charges and were arraigned on Saturday after being located and arrested early Saturday morning.

Read: ‘It is ridiculous’: Sheriff condemns dozens of school threats following Oxford High School shooting

The charges in Wayne County are listed below:

  • A 14-year-old boy has been charged with false report or threat of terrorism in connection with Parcells Middle School in Grosse Pointe Woods. He is expected in court on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m.
  • A 15-year-old boy has been charged with false report or threat of terrorism in connection with Mumford High School in Detroit. He is expected in court on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m.
  • A 13-year-old boy who goes to Fisher Magnet Upper Academy in Detroit has been charged with possession of weapon in a school / weapon free zone. He is expected in court on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m.
  • A 13-year-old boy is facing charges in connection with alleged threats of violence against Belleville High School in Van Buren Township. He is expected in court on Dec. 15 at 9:30 a.m.
  • A 14-year-old girl has been charged with false report or threat of terrorism in connection with Davidson Elementary School in Detroit. She is expected in court on Dec. 14 at 9:30 a.m.
  • A 13-year-old boy has been charged with false report or threat of terrorism toward Davison Middle School in Southgate. He is expected in court on Jan. 11 at 9 a.m.
  • A 13-year-old girl has been charged with false report or threat of terroirs in connection with Detroit Edison Academy in Detroit. She is expected in court on Jan. 11 at 9 a.m.

Worthy released the following statement when she announced the charges:

Read: Oxford schools defend decision to send suspected shooter back to class, launches outside probe


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