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Incident Report for Case #2018-95210

Incident Type


Incident Date

03/16/2018 - 4:45 PM


1402 Wyoming Way (Black Hawk Middle School)


Male, age 13, Madison
Teen was arrested for unlawful use of computerized communication systems and take to the Juvenile Reception Center.


 An investigation revealed there was no actual safety threat to staff or students at Black Hawk Middle School, 1402 Wyoming Way. Nevertheless, a 13-year-old who attends Black Hawk was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Reception Center Friday after he posted images on social media that showed him holding facsimile weapons. He also made some vague threats regarding the school. When contacted, the boy said this was all a joke and he was trying to be "funny."

Released 03/19/2018 at 10:20 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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