A teenage lady has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offenses after allegedly posting a “kill list” on a chat room for highschool, which included different college students and Donald Trump.
The 14-year-old lady, who has not been named as she is a juvenile, was detained after deputies from the Licking County Sheriff’s Office acquired info concerning the alleged threats.
The freshmen pupil at Watkins Memorial High School in Pataskala, Ohio, allegedly posted a listing of individuals she stated was going to kill in May 2019.
During the investigation, police dominated that the lady had “no means to carry out the threats and there is no immediate danger to students, staff or others mentioned on the list.”
She was arrested on suspicion of constructing terrorist threats and despatched to a juvenile detention facility. The teenager is because of seem at a juvenile court docket on a later date.
“The Licking County Sheriff’s Office has, and shall continue to have, a zero tolerance policy on threats to our schools,” Sheriff Randy Thorp said.
“It is our hope, as always, that children who make these threats can receive necessary assistance at the guidance of the court and learn from the experience.”
Earlier this yr, a person pleaded responsible to sending greater than 150 threatening letters to Trump and former presidents, together with Barack Obama and George W. Bush, in addition to a number of different politicians and authorities organizations.
Kao Xiong, 34, of Oroville and Saint Paul, Minnesota, pleaded responsible to at least one rely of constructing malicious threats about explosive units by mail in January after claiming he was going to assassinate the elected officers with a pipe bomb.
One letter was despatched to Trump on January 20, 2017, the day he was inaugurated as president.
“Pipe bomb and kill all Donald Trump families,” the letter stated. “They are known as the unstoppable force. They got their information that they need to bomb each place… Pipe Bomb house and organization. Snipe and poison.”
In one other letter, despatched to Trump Tower in New York, the defendant stated he was going to “assassinate your family” and “shoot you like pigs.” The letter contained pictures of Trump and his household.
He additionally wrote a letter to the FBI’s workplace in Boston acquired demanding cash in return for the president’s security.
“I need one million dollars or Donald Trump is dead…Drop it off at McDonald at Lyndale, [Minnesota],” the letter stated.
Xiong was arrested on December 22, 2017, and remained in custody till May 23, 2018.
In March, Xiong was sentenced to time served plus 5 months’ dwelling detention and three years on supervised launch.