Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Franklin Police arrest Tri-County Student for making threats via social media

From the Franklin Police Dept:

On December 13, 2016 at approximately 11am this Agency was notified of a student making threats via social media at the Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School. School Resource Officers from the Franklin Police Department and School Officials began an investigation into the incident. 

While the investigation is ongoing, at this time we can confirm that Julius Willis, age 18 of North Attleboro was placed under arrest on school property and has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Disturbing a School Assembly
  • Threat of Serious Disruption of School
  • Threats to Commit a Crime
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Disorderly Conduct

Willis will be arraigned in the Wrentham District Court on Wednesday morning at 9:30am. No information at this point in the investigation has revealed that any weapons were ever brought onto school property.

Due to the ongoing status of the investigation, no further information is available at this time.

The information contained in this press release does not imply listed individuals have been convicted in a court of valid jurisdiction of the crimes for which they were arrested. All individuals are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty by a court with proper jurisdiction over the matter(s) for which they were arrested.

Franklin Police Dept
Franklin Police Dept

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