Monroe County student, 14, arrested for making terroristic threats, officials say

Whiteford High School staff members contacted MCSO about suspicious incident

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. - A 14-year-old student has been arrested for making terroristic threats towards a school, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Officials said Whiteford High School staff members contacted the Sheriff's Office on Thursday and filed a report about a suspicious incident involving a student making threatening gestures in a classroom.

A detective followed up and was able to obtain a juvenile pick-up order through the Juvenile Court of Monroe County for the suspect, officials said.

The teen was found at his home around 7 p.m. Saturday and was taken into custody without incident. Officials said the 14-year-old was lodged at the Monroe County Youth Center.

The teen is expected to be formally charged Monday by the Monroe County Prosecutor's Office, officials said.

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