The four girls who posted the threatening messages were quickly identified sending authorities into action.
Have the girls already committed a crime? That depends on how serious authorizes feel the threats were.
In 2005 two students from Marshfield High School spent significant time in jail after a plot to commit a school shooting was uncovered. In that case the students were charged with conspiracy to commit murder
and threatening to use deadly weapons.
Officials take these threats very seriously and sometimes students do not realize that all it takes is a simple verbal threat or a short post on FaceBook or Twitter to commit a crime…