Bellevue teen set to stand trial in school threat case

April 10, 2018

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A Bellevue teen accused of threatening fellow students earlier this year at his high school has had his case moved to trial court.

Omaha television station WOWT reports that 18-year-old will be arraigned in Sarpy County District Court on charges of possession of a destructive device and making terroristic threats.

Police say Scott in February threatened to shoot Bellevue West students during a planned walk out to protest recent school shootings. Investigators say they found bomb-making materials in Scott’s bedroom, including a metal pipe, toy rocket propulsion engines and fireworks, small nails and two packages of BBs.

Scott’s attorney, David Reed, says prosecutors have no real case.


Information from: WOWT-TV, http://www.wowt.com

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