ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. — A suburban Detroit teacher has been charged with making a false threat against her school. The notes were slipped under office doors at her school.
Investigators say 59-year-old Johnna Rhone wrote at least three notes with threatening language on Dec. 17 at Jefferson Middle School in St. Clair Shores, where she is a creative arts teacher.
It's the latest in a string of alleged threats in the region, mostly by students, since four teenagers were killed in November at Oxford High School.
Superintendent Karl Paulson says a note appeared to be an attempt at making a false threat in order to close the school. It didn't work.
One of the notes read: “Start break early. He’s gonna do it. Just don’t be in the hall after lunch. Boom! Get it?” Rhone’s attorney denied the allegations. Her bond is set at $75,000.
Macomb County prosecutor Pete Lucido says the teacher was arrested. Her alleged acts were caught on video.
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