Two Lapeer Students Face Serious Terrorism Charges Due to Alleged Threats
Two Lapeer middle school students are in serious trouble after allegedly sending text threats to commit 'mass murder' at school.
Mlive is reporting that two Lapeer middle school students, ages 14 and 15, have been charged with making a terroristic threat and using a computer to commit a crime under the Michigan Anti-Terrorism Act.
The students allegedly sent texts messages via a computer to a friend threatening to commit 'mass murder' at their school, Zemmer Middle School. The Lapeer County Sheriff Department responded to the thereat by detaining the two suspects and they are being held without bond until their court hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 28th.
According to the Michigan Anti-Terrorism Act, actual threats and false threats to commit terrorism hold the same weight and could possibly mean life in prison for these two students.