|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STATE POLICE MAKE ARREST IN THREATENING CASE
Responding State Troopers examined the threatening note and its content. A criminal investigation was initiated. School Officials and Troopers searched the facility. School administrators were able to provideState Police Investigators with information relative to seat assignments in the classroom.
At approximately State Police Investigators took a 16-year-old Ellington high school student into custody. The accused was charged with Falsely Reporting An Incident and Breach Of Peace.
There was no significant interruption to the school day as a result of this incident.
State Police are reminding parents and guardians to completely instruct all students that this type of behavior is not a joke or hoax and it is never tolerated. This type of behavior is a serious crime that, with a court conviction, can result in a jail sentence and a monetary fine.
M/Sgt. J. Paul Vance