STEVENSVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Office investigated the report of a verbal threat made at Kent Island High School on Tuesday, Oct. 22, and determined there was no danger to the school.
School administrators notified the school resource officer at 7 p.m. about a comment allegedly made by a student earlier in the day.
“Information obtained was that a student, in conversation with another student, stated jokingly that he/she would bring a bomb to school tomorrow,” the sheriff’s office stated in a news release.
The deputy spoke to the the person who reported the threat, the person who allegedly made the threat and that student’s family, the sheriff’s office said.
After investigating, the deputy concluded there was no intent for harm by the student and no threat to the school. The investigation was finished Tuesday night.
The sheriff’s office will coordinate with the school board for disciplinary measures if recommended.
“This is yet another great example of a student doing the correct thing and notifying school staff, who worked well with law enforcement to promptly and quickly address the issue,” said Sheriff Gary Hofmann. “It is a good reminder of ‘If you see something, say something.’”
School opened on time Wednesday with no disruption of regular activities.