HURON TOWNSHIP, MI – On Monday February 26th, 2018, multiple students at Summit Academy North Middle reported hearing a 13-year-old make threats against students at the school.
An investigation was conducted by calling in Detectives, the School Resource Officer, along with patrol and command staff. The school currently contracts for a full-time School Resource Officer. The student was taken into custody and was transported to the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Center.
“As you know, we take school safety very seriously. Today we were made aware of rumored threats made by a current student. We worked with Huron Township Police School Resource Officer Czernik to investigate the allegations. The police took the student into custody and they will continue the investigation. We want you to know that we take all concerns very seriously and we will continue to be vigilant”
“This is great opportunity for all parents to once again have a conversation with their students about the seriousness of making threats against a school. I can assure the community that every case will be handled seriously. These threats can result in felony charges. I also urge parents to check their children’s phones and social media account as often as possible.”
“We are working had in hand with the administration at Summit Academy. They have great safety protocols in place and have never wavered from making student safety their top priority.”
– Everette Robbins, Director of Public Safety
The investigation is ongoing and will be submitted to the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney for review.