Roanoke County Police have charged a student at William Byrd High School with making threats at the school on April 7 and April 18. Threatening messages were discovered written in a girl’s bathroom.
? One count of Threats to bomb or damage buildings or means of transportation; false
information as to danger to such buildings etc. (Sec. §18.2-83 of the Code of Virginia).
? One count of Threats of death or bodily injury; threats to commit serious bodily harm to
persons on school property (Sec. §18.2-60 of the Code of Virginia).
Both are felony charges.
Police continue to investigate similar threats made at Northside High School on April 15 and 18,
as well as at Hidden Valley High School on April 19. Police will be investigating another threat
made today at William Byrd High School.