A second teenager, who earlier admitted to making email bomb threats against Orange High School, has been sentenced for his involvement.
CLEVELAND - A second teenager, who earlier admitted to making bomb threats against Orange High School, has been sentenced for his involvement.
The 16-year-old pleaded guilty in September to inducing panic and possession of criminal tools. On Thursday, a judge sentenced the teen to probation, ordered he pay restitution and perform 150 hours of community service. If he violates probation, he could spend time in the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
The teens were arrested in January after a series of threats closed Orange High School in November. The FBI called the email threats "sophisticated" and said they referred to a colorless explosive called PETN, which has often been tied to terrorist attacks.
The teens were accused of sending the emails to a website that made them untraceable, but authorities found evidence during a search of one of their homes at the end of last year.
A 17-year-old co-defendant was earlier sentenced to probation and 150 hours of community service.
Charges were dismissed against a third teen.
A second teen has pleaded guilty to his involvement in the Orange High School bomb threats that canceled classes for several days, while charges against a third boy have been dropped.
The trial that was set to start Monday for two of the three teenagers charged with making bomb threats to Orange High School has been continued.
One of three teens charged in connection with bomb threats at Orange High School last year has been sentenced.