DGS student charged with Class 4 felony

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On March 19, a DGS student was released to home detention after being previously charged on March 16 with a Class 4 felony–Transmitting a Threat of Violence to a School–according to the Dupage County State Attorney’s Office press release.

Allegedly, the student sent the threat to a classmate whom he felt was bullying him via text message on March 12. The threat was later reported on March 15 to administration via anonymous alerts.  

An email was sent out on March 16 by Principal Edward Schwartz informing students and families about the incident.

“The student was issued the appropriate disciplinary consequences and referred to the Downers Grove Police Department,” Schwartz said in the email.

The student was held in custody until March 19 when he was released to home detention.

He will remain in home detention until April 20 when his status hearing will be held in DuPage County Court.