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Arlington teen arrested after Starmont bomb threat

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Logan Druecker, 16, of rural Arlington Logan Druecker, 16, of rural Arlington
FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) - Deputies took a 16-year-old Arlington student into custody after they say he made a bomb threat to the high school on Wednesday.

Logan James Druecker, 16, of rural Arlington was charged with "threats," a felony, according to the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

The charge is defined as "any person who threatens to place or attempts to place any incendiary or explosive device or material, or any destructive substance or device in any place where it will endanger persons or property."

Deputies say no bombs or bomb material was found and no injuries were reported.

According to the report, Starmont High School officials found a handwritten message containing a bomb threat at 10 a.m. Wednesday, and notified authorities.

Druecker was released to a guardian and will be referred to juvenile authorities.



Fayette County authorities and Starmont Schools investigated a bomb threat today.

The school is located in Arlington.

According to a statement on the district's web site, administrators contacted the Sheriff's Office and state Fire Marshal. They determined the threat was not credible.

No bomb was found.

"The Starmont Community School District appreciates the quick response of everyone involved," the district wrote.

KWWL has reached out to the Sheriff's Office for charges, and will update this when we hear back.

Read the full statement from the district here

Amie Steffeneicher contributed to this report.
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