ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit teacher was charged Monday with making a false threat against her school, the latest in a string of alleged threats in the region, mostly by students, since four teenagers were killed in November at a different school.
Johnna Rhone, 59, wrote at least three notes with threatening language last week at Jefferson Middle School in St. Clair Shores, Macomb County prosecutor Pete Lucido said.READ MORE: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
He said one of the notes read: “Start break early. He’s gonna do it. Just don’t be in the hall after lunch. Boom! Get it?”
Rhone’s attorney, Andrew Leone, denied the allegations. Rhone is a creative arts teacher at the school. Bond was set at $75,000.READ MORE: 2022 Ford Fireworks: City Of Detroit Provides Information On Closures, Restrictions, & Parking
“She has a right to remain silent, but I would like to hear her side,” Lucido said.
His office had sought a $100,000 bond.
Parents are afraid to send their children to school in a “post-Oxford world,” assistant prosecutor Patrick Sierawski said in court, a reference to the Nov. 30 shooting at Oxford High School that killed four students and injured seven more people.MORE NEWS: City Of Inkster To Host Expungement And Community Resource Fair
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