Fourth Threat this Week at NKY School Leads to Arrest of Teen

For the fourth time this week, Boone County Sheriff's deputies announced the arrest of a teen accused of making threats at a local school.

This time, a 15-year old student at Cooper High School is charged with second degree terroristic threatening after allegedly threatening to shoot up a school bus.

According to the sheriff's office, the Cooper sophomore became upset during an incident on the school bus on Wednesday afternoon and told another student that he was going to, "shoot up the back of the bus."

While investigating the threat, the school resource officer, Wayne Turner, learned that the student has access to three weapons.

The student was taken into custody and lodged at the Campbell County Detention Center. He was expected to be arraigned on Friday morning.

The arrest follows three others this week.

An Ockerman Middle School student was taken into custody for alleged threats against that school; two 14-year old boys allegedly made threats against the Ignite Institute in Erlanger and were arrested; and a 13-year old boy was arrested over the weekend for alleged threats against R.A. Jones Middle School in Florence.

-Staff report