HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Rex Reynolds Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
(256) 427-7001 (256) 427-7043
Special Operations North Precinct West Precinct South Precinct
(256) 427-7157 (256) 746-4111 (256) 427-5441 (256) 213-4503
17-year-old Lee High Student Charged with Making A Terrorist Threat
Huntsville, Alabama (April 20, 2005) Investigators with the Huntsville Police Departmentís North Precinct have charged a student with Making a Terrorist Threat. According to Police spokesman Wendell Johnson, Lee High School students notified School Resource Officers that the 17-year-old had allegedly threatened to kill another student. The Officers picked him up this morning for questioning and based upon their investigation, the threat was taken seriously.
Johnson said there were no weapons found and students and teachers were not in immediate danger. The student was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center pending a hearing on the felony charge.