Teens Catching Heat For Bad Behavior
Young people have been getting in trouble lately, for incidents ranging from making bomb threats to burglary. And, in Wauwatosa, teens have been the victim of a frightening crime: carjacking.
We've had quite a few stories recently about young people getting into trouble. Here are a few of the biggest incidents involving teenage suspects.
The bullied 17-year-old boy who wrote a bomb threat in a Greendale High School bathroom in an attempt to get the homecoming dance canceled will be spending a week in jail. The judge called the threat a "terroristic act."
An 18-year-old Sussex man was charged with a Menomonee Falls burglary. The teen was accused of sneaking into a home with several friends and stealing change, cash, a computer and collectible dolls.
Four Whitefish Bay Middle School students are facing juvenile charges and school disciplinary measures after they were accused—and caught on video—pulling unloaded bb guns on other members of the basketball team.
In Menomonee Falls, six people were arrested after a fight at the high school. Four of them were students, and the other two were from Milwaukee, called to the fight by a teen at the center of the altercation.
In Wauwatosa, teens have been the victims in a spate of carjackings near the Milwaukee-Wauwatosa border. A 17-year-old girl was pulled from her car after work. Later, three friends of the girl went through the same thing.