Pupils charged in threats

Thursday, April 2, 2009 4:09 PM
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Two Columbia County middle school pupils were arrested this week and charged with writing threatening messages on restroom walls.

A seventh-grade pupil at Greenbrier Middle School was arrested today, said Columbia County sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris.

The 12-year-old boy, whose name was not released, wrote “bomb” on a wall in the boys' restroom at about noon and was charged with terroristic threats and disrupting pubic school, said Capt. Morris.

No device was found at the school, and pupils were not evacuated, he said.

The boy appeared before juvenile court for a detention hearing today and was then booked at the Columbia County Detention Center, where he will be released to his parents, Capt. Morris said.

On Tuesday a Lakeside Middle School pupil told the principal that he saw another pupil writing a threat on the wall of a restroom, according to a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident report. The pupil was charged with criminal trespass and released to his parents, according to the report.

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Why ME
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Why ME 04/02/09 - 03:18 pm
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at least he spelled it right

at least he spelled it right

sueboo418
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sueboo418 04/02/09 - 03:42 pm
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OMG, in wonderful Columbia

OMG, in wonderful Columbia County???? I just don't believe it!! That HAD to be a misprint! LOL

jajo1012
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jajo1012 04/02/09 - 04:27 pm
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at least the scandals in

at least the scandals in Richmond County are interesting...

Craig Spinks
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Craig Spinks 04/02/09 - 04:42 pm
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Mrs. Riley was correct:

Mrs. Riley was correct: "There is a new day." But not just in Richmond County. How many miscreants must bite the dust before they finally figure that Dr. Bedden and Mr. Nagle are not Charles and Tommy?

Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 04/02/09 - 04:52 pm
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I am glad I am not in middle

I am glad I am not in middle school now, if I did what I did then I would had been given the electric chair

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andywarhol 04/02/09 - 05:17 pm
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This is a complete waste of

This is a complete waste of time.

APiratesLife4Me
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APiratesLife4Me 04/02/09 - 05:25 pm
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That is taking it a little

That is taking it a little too far IMO, no matter where you live. Speaking of writing on walls, I remember way back in HS some of the messages we saw. One was "please don't throw toothpicks in toilet, these Westside crabs can pole vault". Then there was s ign Mr. Barnes had at Red Wing that said "if you are sick, see a doctor but don't write on these walls". Yeah, that stop em all right....!

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bone 04/02/09 - 06:27 pm
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i agree with the taking it

i agree with the taking it too far part, pirate, but the consequences of UNDERreacting for public education adminstrators is pretty high these days, too. i just wish we could return to some effective means of addressing student pranks such as this one: a paddling or handing them a bucket & sponge and tellin' the little miscreants, "start cleaning - all these toilets are going to clean themselves." instead, we are stuck with a system that is one size fits all but actually fits no one very well.

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lylagirl 04/02/09 - 06:32 pm
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If it really was a bomb then

If it really was a bomb then it would not have been a waste of time? Zero tolerance is alive and well!!! Maybe this county can take advice and do the same, maybe then we could make AYP first time around. If you let these little misfits get away with this, they will grow up and be big misfits. Will it be a waste of time then? Think about that!

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bree026 04/02/09 - 08:04 pm
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These days and times...ALL

These days and times...ALL threats should be taking serious... There are so many people who are sleeping in there graves because they took small things for granted. Death does not have an age............. and futhermore, those two young men are old enough to know better...............

bree026
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bree026 04/02/09 - 08:17 pm
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In response to: lylagirl:

In response to: lylagirl: Amen.......................

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JENASIX 04/02/09 - 10:04 pm
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They parents will get a

They parents will get a document from the physician that two boys are getting treatment for autism and the medication was the factor that made them scribe on the wall.

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Craig Spinks 04/02/09 - 11:43 pm
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THANK GOD that Ashley,

THANK GOD that Ashley, Scott, Steve, Ronnie and Clay are not constrained by some of the asinine special education rules interpretations(for example, "manifestation of disability") which weak-minded weak-sisters like Pete and Larry have promulgated to their financial betterment but, even more alarmingly, to the long-term detriment of our children and the remainder of our metro Augusta community!

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