Crime & Safety
4 students arrested in 3 days after shooting threats at different schools in Miami-Dade
Miami-Dade County, Florida – Four Miami-Dade County Public Schools students have been arrested in the last three days over threats on social media about shootings at public schools.
According to officials, the fourth student was arrested over a threat at G Holmes Braddock Senior High School.
A 17-year-old, Keith Clayton, was arrested on Tuesday over a threat to Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School.
A 15-year-old boy was arrested on Monday over a threat to Miami Senior High School.
Tanecia McElliott, 16, was arrested over a threat to Miami Northwestern Senior High School. She appeared in court on Tuesday.
They were charged by prosecutors with felony charges of written threats to kill or do bodily harm.
Officers responded to Mater Lakes Academy Middle/High in Hialeah on Wednesday morning after a threat that officers determined to be non-credible.
Detectives in South Florida have been dealing with a new wave of threats and hoaxes after the Nov. 30 school shooting in Michigan.
In Michigan, Ethan Crumbley, 15, and his parents, James and Jennifer Crumbley, remained behind bars.
Ethan was accused of killing four students and wounding six others and a teacher with a 9mm semi-automatic pistol at Oxford High School in Oxford Township.