WATERLOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (December 21, 2012)--A 16-year-old student in southern Michigan was arrested after authorities say he threatened a teacher in an online posting.
MLive.com reports Jackson County sheriff's deputies arrested the Chelsea School District student Friday morning at home in Waterloo Township, about 60 miles west of Detroit. The sheriff's department says students and teachers aren't in danger.
The arrest came at a time of increased attention to threats in Michigan and elsewhere after last week's Connecticut school massacre.
The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens reported that a 16-year-old Fraser High School student was charged with making a false threat of terrorism after he told classmates Tuesday he would bring a gun to school in suburban Detroit on Friday.
The case is being handed in juvenile court.
Dozens of Michigan schools canceled classes amid threats and rumors.