Two juveniles in custody in connection with LUHS threats
Minocqua Police Department concludes investigation
STAR JOURNAL REPORTS
A juvenile female is being referred to Oneida County Department of Social Services for her involvement in two incidents of threatening graffiti found on a Lakeland Union High School women’s restroom wall Feb. 15.
According to the Minocqua Police Department, the girl is being referred for charges of making a terrorist threat-intimidation, disorderly conduct, criminal damage to property and obstructing/resisting an officer-giving false information or non-physical resistance.
The graffiti was discovered in the women’s restroom on the east side of the theater. During the evening hours of Feb. 15, police report that a SnapChat photograph was being distributed on social media, which police said also threatened the safety of the school. A school assembly was cancelled Feb. 16, as was a school dance scheduled for Feb. 17.
A juvenile male was arrested Feb. 16 for his involvement in the SnapChat photo incident. In a press release, the police say the juvenile will be referred for charges making a terrorist threat-intimidation, disorderly conduct, unlawful computer message use-threat injury/harm to another or property of another with expectation message will be received and obstructing/resisting an officer-giving fall information or non-physical resistance.
In addition to the Minocqua Police Department, the FBI, Vilas County Sheriff’s Office, students and parents are credited with contributing to these apprehensions.