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Chapel Hill teens arrested for threats against school

Posted November 23, 2015

— Two Chapel Hill teenagers were arrested Monday for making threats against a school through social media, according to Chapel Hill police.

Shane Ryan Long, 17, and Caleb James Etheridge, 16, both of Bolin Creek Drive were charged with making a false report of mass violence.

The teens were released into the custody of their parents and were scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

Police did not say which school was the target of the threat.

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  • Anne Havisham Nov 24, 2015
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    There are more painful ways to learn that actions have consequences, but a lot of them are less public and learned far earlier.