Special Media Release
Commit, Conspire, and Aid/Abet Acts of Terrorism
September 29, 2013
Description of Incident:
Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrest of a 17 year old
juvenile male from Edinburg, VA.
On September 27, 2013 the School
Resource Officer assigned to Stonewall Jackson High School (SJHS) in
Quicksburg, VA received information of a threat to the school that was
planned to occur in the spring of 2014. The investigation led to the
arrest of the juvenile later that day who is also a student at SJHS. Two
(2) search warrants were executed in the Edinburg and Maurertown areas.
The Virginia State Police Bomb Squad and Frederick County Sheriff’s
Office Explosive Detection Dog Team assisted at both search warrants.
The information concerning the threat was reported to our school
resource officer from law enforcement in Northern Virginia.
At this time, the juvenile has been
charged with one (1) count of Committing, Conspiring, and Aiding and
Abetting Acts of Terrorism. The juvenile is currently being detained at
the Northwestern Regional Juvenile Detention Center.
No court date has been set in Shenandoah County Juvenile and
Domestic Relations Court.
Please contact Major Scott Proctor for
additional information 459-6100.