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Teenagers Charged With Making Bomb Threat At Newberry High School

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Updated: March 21, 2013

Another teenager has been arrested in connection to a bomb threat at Newberry High School earlier this week.

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office says a 16-year-old male was charged Thursday with conveying a bomb threat.

He has been transported to the SC Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.  He is awaiting a detention hearing there.

Two other teens were charged earlier this week in the case.

Newberry High School had heightened security as a result of the threat.  The school district says it has returned to normal operation.

Posted: March 19, 2013

Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with making a bomb threat that caused students to be evacuated from Newberry High School on Monday.

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office announced that Daisha Kibler, 17, of Silverstreet, and a 16-year-old juvenile were taken into custody Tuesday afternoon and each charged with conveying a bomb threat.

According to the sheriff's office, the students called in a bomb threat to the school at 10:45 a.m. Monday morning causing the school to be evacuated. Bomb sniffing dogs searched the campus but did not find an explosive device.

Deputies returned to the campus on Tuesday morning to search the campus before school began and stayed at the school throughout the day to help make students, faculty and parents feel safer, Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster stated. 

 "I have often said that I have never seen the level of such partnership and cooperation shared between a school district and law enforcement," said Superintendent Bennie Bennett. "This incident served as proof of that relationship. The extraordinary effort of students, staff, and law enforcement to work together during difficult times was evident over the past two days."

Kibler is currently being held at the Newberry County Detention Center where she will have a bond hearing Wednesday afternoon. The juvenile was transported to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia where she will have a detention hearing in Family Court unless the charges are deemed serious enough for her to be tried as an adult.

Foster stated that the sheriff's office will seek restitution for manpower, equipment and other costs associated with the response to such an incident.

"It is not fair for the taxpayer to be forced to pay for the wrong doing of another so whenever possible we seek restitution for the costs associated with such an event," said Foster.

Foster said more arrests are possible in the case.

 

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