DSP: Teen charged after making threats on Del. high school

A Magnolia teen is facing charges, after troopers say he made threats to a high school in Delaware.

Delaware State Police say on Wednesday, around 10:00 AM, troopers were informed by an employee at Caesar Rodney School District of a concerning post that was put on social media. Troopers say the post showed a person holding a handgun while making a threatening statement towards Salesianum High School, in Wilmington.

According to the report, further investigation revealed that the person in the post was a 14-year-old boy of Magnolia. Authorities say the juvenile had recently been removed from Salesianum High School and was in the process of being enrolled at Caesar Rodney High School.

DSP reports that on Wednesday, just before Midnight, troopers responded to the 14-year-old residence in the unit block of Apple Blossom Drive, in Magnolia. Law enforcement says they encountered the teen and his mother and discovered that there were guns in the home that had all been accounted for.

On Thursday, just after 1:00 PM, Walters was taken to to Troop 3 with his parent. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited (Juvenile) and terroristic threatening. The teen was turned over to the Stevenson House Detention Center on $12,500 secured bond. 

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