Student arrested on suspicion of threatening schools

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SAN DIEGO – A 17-year-old was arrested Wednesday afternoon for what are being called “terrorist threats” against two San Diego-area schools.

arrestThe unidentified student of Charter School of San Diego in Point Loma is accused of making two threats on his Facebook page, including one against Marston Middle School in Clairemont.

That threat was made in March, but was not discovered until the threat against the Charter School was uncovered Wednesday.

According to the Charter School, the student was not in class Wednesday. Lieutenant Kevin Mayer with the San Diego Police Dept. said that no weapons were found on the student at the time of the arrest. The exact nature of the threats were not specified.

The student was taken to juvenile hall.


  • fred

    Time to make a statement Kevin….Don't let the Juvenile DA drop this. This kid needs to be prosecuted.

  • DavidM

    So the kid was arrested for making a threat, but police aren't willing to tell us the threat? Under California Penal Code 422 a threat is a crime only where it puts a reasonable person in fear, and cannot exist if the person could not carry out the threat. Is there some reason a counselor at school couldn't ask the kid one on one what going on in his life before our local storm troopers raided the guy's house?

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