Crisfield High student faces charges of threatening mass violence, arson

The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Crisfield High School student Wednesday at their home on recommended charges of threatening mass violence and threatening arson.

Here’s what we know about the case so far.

On Jan. 16, 2024, at about 7:20 a.m., a Crisfield Academy and High School official informed the School Resource Deputy assigned to the school of a potentially dangerous situation. The official had received several student reports of a specific student threatening violence and allegedly in possession of a gun on the school bus.

The School Resource Officer and school officials immediately tried to locate the student suspect and quickly determined that the suspect was not on the school campus. The School Resource Officer activated the assistance of the SCSO Criminal Investigation Division and began to identify and interview potential witnesses.

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