"A former Tri-County student accused of threatening to "shoot up" the school was released on conditions following a Thursday-morning hearing in Wrentham District Court.
Julius Willis, 18, of 504 Ellis Road in North Attleborough, had been held without bail following his Dec. 13 arrest at the school. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening to commit a crime, making a threat that caused serious public alarm, disturbing a school, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
At the hearing, defense and prosecution lawyers told Judge Thomas Finigan that they had reached an agreement on conditions of release, pre-empting a dangerousness hearing that would determine whether Willis would continue to be held without bail. Among the conditions, they said, were provisions that Willis stay away from Tri-County, not possess firearms or ammunition, seek mental health counseling, avoid the students who had reported the incident, not use social media, submit to electronic monitoring and seek either employment or education."
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