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Juvenile Charged Following Hoax Threat at William Monroe High School

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Greene County Sheriff's Department Press Release:

On the morning of January 30, a rumor began at WMHS regarding a threat towards students and staff.  Immediately upon receiving a report of this threat, WMHS administration, division personnel, and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office collaborated to conduct a swift and thorough investigation. 

Through that investigation it was determined that there was no credible threat towards students or staff, and the rumor was a hoax. 

A juvenile has now been charged with one misdemeanor (18.2-427) and one felony (18.2-83) related to these events.

Under the advisement of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, all schools have continued to operate under our normal schedules and procedures. 

Students and staff safety remains a top priority.  Matters such as these are taken seriously and investigated thoroughly.