Caldwell juvenile pleads guilty to two assault misdemeanors for criminal threat in October


first_imgby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The juvenile accused in making a criminal threat that created a week-long lockdown of USD 360 Caldwell school district in late October and early November pled guilty to two counts of assault which are Class C misdemeanors last week in juvenile court at the Sumner County courthouse.The guilty plea came after Sumner County Court District Magistrate Judge James Biles granted the request of defense counsel’s Eleain Esparza’s case because the juvenile’s psychological and medical condition was discussed. Sumner County Assistant Attorney Matt Metcalf concurred but asked that the file not be concealed. Neither the judge nor the defense counsel said court file should be concealed.The juvenile, whose name is being withheld because he was under 18 at the time of the crime was charged with “unlawfully, feloniously, and willfully threaten to commit violence while in school,” on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.According to the complaint, that while in school, the juvenile allegedly used words indicating that he was so mad he could kill someone, possibly one of the students.He allegedly made such a threat with reckless disregard of the risk of causing a lockdown of any building at the Caldwell USD 360 school district, the complaint read.Caldwell School District operated a lockdown drill in which all doors were locked during the subsequent week after the threat was made.Follow us on Twitter.last_img

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