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Delaware Sheriff's Arrest Student For Threat To BOCES

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On Tuesday afternoon, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer at the Masonville, B.O.C.E.S. Harrold Campus was notified that a threatening note, indicating the presence of a bomb, was discovered within classroom shortly before afternoon dismissal.

The B.O.C.E.S. Campus was immediately evacuated and all students were transported to their home schools.

A subsequent search of the Campus by Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies and members of the New York State Police, including New York State Police bomb detection canine “Loc”, revealed no evidence of an explosive device on that campus. 

Delaware County Sheriff's Office Investigators determined,a sixteen year old male B.O.C.E.S. student from Unatego was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Investigators and charged with one count of Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Second Degree, a Class E Felony.

The student was arraigned in the Town of Meredith Court Wednesday evening and was released on recognizance pending his re-appearance in that Court on a future date.