SPRINGBORO, Ohio – A sixth student was arrested and charged Monday in a recent rash of bomb threats against Warren County schools.
Andrew Stadler, 18-year-old student at Springboro High School, is accused of making a bomb threat that caused his school's evacuation on April 27. Stadler has been charged with inducing panic, a second-degree felony, and making false alarms, a fifth-degree felony.
As an adult, Stadler will be arraigned in Warren County Court at a later date.
Stadler is accused of writing a threat on a restroom wall. The high school remained closed the next day while the district conducted a more extensive search of the building. The threat also caused a district-wide cancelation of evening extra-curricular activities.
Warren County Prosecutor David P. Fornshell announced a crackdown last week on students who make school threats. Fornshell said the protocol for felony charges against juveniles is immediate arrest and detainment, a psychological examination and, if the suspect is found guilty, a recommended 90-day sentence.
An adult found guilty could face a minimum of one year in prison or serve time until he is 21 years old as the maximum sentence.
Besides Stadler, the others charged since last week are juveniles.
Four allegedly made threats to Lebanon High and Junior High, causing shutdowns for four straight days. The other was a 12-year-old student at Waynesville.