UPDATE: Arrest Made in Connection with Bomb Threats at Mardela Middle and High School

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UPDATED 2-7-24

An arrest has been made in connection with a series of bomb threats that were directed at Mardela Middle and High School on Wednesday, January 10th. The person arrested was identified as 18-year-old Tre’Quan Worthy. Detectives learned that Worthy lived in Crisfield, Maryland. Detectives from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and School Resource Division traveled to Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland and met with Worthy. Worthy confessed to his involvement in the bomb threats. Worthy explained that his intentions were not to cause harm but to get his friend, who attends Mardela Middle and High School, out of school for the day. Worthy’s cell phone was seized for further investigation pending a Search and Seizure warrant. A criminal summons was issued, and he was served earlier this month. Worthy faces charges that include:

• False Statement-Destructive Device

• Arson/Threat of Arson

• Threat of Mass Violence

• Attempting-School: Disturb Operation

Previous Post from 1-11-24

Charges are pending in the case of a series of bomb threats that were directed at Mardela Middle and High School yesterday. The administration promptly took action, and investigative efforts were initiated to identify and apprehend this person. Detectives from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and School Resources Division headed to Crisfield in Somerset County to meet with the individual, who confessed to his involvement in the bomb threats. He told them his intention was not to cause harm but to get a friend who attends Mardela Middle and High School, out of school for the day. Authorities seized his cell phone for further investigation pending a Search and Seizure warrant. While the incident caused concern and disruption, the risk to public safety was low, according to law enforcement. 


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