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Sheriff: Students Charged With Making Bomb Threat To School

8:24 PM, Mar 19, 2013   |    comments
Daisha Kibler, 17 (photo provided by Newberry Sheriff's Office)
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Newberry, SC (WLTX)  Two Newberry High school students have been charged with making a bomb threat, after the high school was evacuated Monday morning.  

Newberry County deputies say 17-year-old Daisha Kibler of  Silverstreet and a 16-year old juvenile were taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. They will be charged with conveying a bomb threat.

The arrests come at the end of the second day of alert at Newberry High School.

The students, according to authorities,  called in a bomb threat to the main line of the school Monday at 10:54 a.m. 

The school was evacuated and the students sent to a safe location while bomb sniffing dogs came to the school and searched the campus.  Students were brought back to the campus once it was declared safe and the all clear was given.

Officers were back on campus Tuesday morning and along with school and district office personnel searched the campus before school began and stood by throughout the dayl.

Daisha Kibler was taken to the Newberry County Detention Center where she will be formerly charged Wednesday . 

The juvenile was transported the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia where she will be held until a detention hearing is arranged through the Family Court of South Carolina. 

The juvenile's charges will be adjudicated through the Family Court unless the charges are deemed serious enough that she would be tried as an adult.

Sheriff Foster said that they will also seek restitution for the manpower, equipment, and other costs associated with the response to such an incident. "It is not fair for the taxpayer to be forced to pay for the wrong doing of another so whenever possible we seek restitution for the costs associated with such an event," said Foster.

Sheriff Foster said that more arrests are possible in the case 

 

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