OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – An 18-year-old girl is in jail after police say she and three juveniles made false threats against multiple Omaha schools.
In accordance with an arrest affidavit from Douglas County Courtroom, the risk was posted to Instagram Wednesday. Omaha Police put in an emergency inquiry with Cox Communications that exposed the situation of the IP handle that was used to make the Instagram account related to the risk.
The IP handle allegedly pointed to 18-year-old Itzel Bravo’s house.
Police went to the house and spoke with the suspect, her mom, and the suspect’s juvenile boyfriend.
The suspect allegedly instructed police her buddies created the publish, however she didn’t title who they had been. She additionally allegedly admitted to police that she was current whereas the posts had been placed on Instagram utilizing her mom’s pc.
The posts and the Instagram account had been deleted after they began gaining traction on-line.
In accordance with authorities, Bravo was booked into jail following an outcry from dad and mom concerning the risk.
“Because of the posts inflicting mass chaos all through the town, and a whole lot of fogeys posting on-line that the threats might trigger them to maintain their children from going to highschool, Courageous was booked for terroristic threats,” the arrest affidavit learn.
The investigation revealed the threats had been finally a hoax.
Bravo is considered one of 4 individuals cited within the investigation. She is being held on a $100,000 bond. Her preliminary listening to is ready for Feb. 24. Bravo faces as much as three years in jail and/or a $25,000 superb if convicted.
A 15-year-old can be dealing with a cost of constructing terroristic threats. A 12-year-old and an 11-year-old had been additionally cited for disorderly conduct.
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