Teenagers Charged in Separate Incidents Involving Threats of Mass Violence at Area Schools
Authorities in Wicomico County have charged two teenage girls, ages 13 and 14 in connection with threats of mass violence and disturbing school operations at Choices Academy on Calloway Street in Salisbury. The investigation revealed that the note had been taped to a classroom desk on the afternoon of February 9th. The note was found on the morning of February 10th. The 13-year-old student at Choices Academy faces several charges:
- Threats of Mass Violence
- School: Disturbing Operation
- School Molest, etc.
- The 14-year-old, a second student who witnessed the crime and failed to report the threat was charged with Disturbing Operation.
Additional Information from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office
The suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
Due to the subjects’ age, Juvenile Referrals were completed, and the juveniles were released to the custody of their guardians pending disposition by the Department of Juvenile Services.
School Resource Deputies worked with Wicomico County Public Schools personnel to make sure the school was safe and no harm would come to students or staff.
Threats of Mass Violence Charge in Separate Case at Wicomico High School
A 15-year-old boy faces several charges after a threatening note was found inside of Wicomico High School bathroom on the morning of January 20th. Deputies from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office were advised of the note and following an investigation charged the 15-year-old with several offenses.
According to the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, the juvenile was released to the custody of their guardian pending disposition by the Department of Juvenile Services. The Juvenile Referral was completed on February 6, 2023.
* Threats of Mass Violence
* School: Disturb Operation
* Disorderly Conduct
* Disturbing the Peace
* School Molest Etc. Other Loc-Threats
The suspect is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.