Sun Prairie Police Investigate Threat; Charge Referred Against Student

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012 --- 4:56 p.m.

Press Release from Sun Prairie Police:

Date: December 11, 2012

Subject: Threatening Statement at Sun Prairie High School

The Sun Prairie Police Department recently investigated a statement made by a 17-year-old high school student. The student is Ryan B. Cox of Sun Prairie. The statement itself referenced a shooting at graduation.

The Sun Prairie Police Department has worked closely with the Sun Prairie School District to ensure the safety of students and staff. The individual making the threatening statement is no longer at the high school and the School District has taken steps to keep parents and students informed of developments.

The Sun Prairie Police Department completed an investigation and the student was referred to the Dane County District Attorney’s Office with a requested charge of one count of Disorderly Conduct in violation of State Statutes.

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