Disorder in the schools

  • Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Gregg Middle School had two fights among students recently.

On Nov. 12, the School Resource Officer heard a loud commotion and saw two males engaged in a fistfight. One was taken to the nurse’s office and the other to the main office. However, when passing the nurses’ office on the way to the main office with the subject, the other student ran out and continued the fight. Both were charged with Disturbing School and one was also charged with assault & battery, third degree. Both were released on custodial promise to their parents.

On Nov. 14, about 10 a.m., a fight broke out in the courtyard between two female students. The students told the SRO that the issue began two weeks ago and ended with the physical altercation. Neither was charged and the school handled discipline.

On Nov. 12, at Oakbrook Middle School, a student was subjected to a threatening note slipped in her locker that said she and her family would be victims of extreme violence. The note also contained sexually explicit references.

The victim told the SRO who had written the note. The subject admitted to writing it and putting it in the victim’s locker. The note described wanting the victim to die and wanting to kill her. The note also stated she wanted to put the victim’s family on a bus to watch them drown and bomb her house.

The victim’s mother informed police she wanted to pursue criminal charges. The subject was charged with disorderly conduct and released to his mother on custodial promise.

On Nov. 13, at Summerville High School, a teacher requested assistance due to the behavior of a student. The student was running through the halls and using profanity. The subject stated he wanted to burn the school down. The subject stated several times he would not go to ISS (In School Suspension). The subject began fighting with the SRO and was placed in handcuffs and arrested for Disorderly Conduct. He was transported to Summerville Police Department, booked and released on a summons. He was suspended from school pending an emergency Individual Education Programmeeting because of the use of profanity, his behavior in class and threat to burn the school down.

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