Student Being Charged with Making False Bomb Threats

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

POMEROY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- An 18-year-old student at Meigs High School faces charges of making false bomb threats at the school.

Meigs County Deputy Sgt. Scott Trussell tells that Christopher Meadow, 18, of Shade, confessed to making the threats.

Trussell says there were two separate threats left on the schools’ voice mail, one last week and one earlier this week. The one on Tuesday forced administrators to send students home for the day.

Prosecutor Colleen Williams tells that Meadows is being charged with two misdemeanors, attempting to induce panic and inducing panic.

The charges are being filed in Meigs County Municipal Court. No court date has been set.

Meigs County Principal Steve Ohlinger tells that “appropriate disciplinary action has been taken with the student.”

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