DeKalb teen arrested for school bomb threat in October
Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 10:08 am

HEUVELTON – A DeKalb teen was arrested for allegedly making a bomb threat Heuvelton Central School back on Oct. 25, according to state police.

Ryan D. Porter, 17, DeKalb, was charged with first-degree false reporting on school grounds, a class D felony. He was arrested at 10:02 a.m. Friday at 4354 U.S. Hwy. 11, DeKalb, police said.

The bomb threat was discovered written on the wall of a school bathroom Oct. 25, resulting in a lockdown of the school until it was discovered there was no real threat to the safety of the students or faculty, police said. 

Porter was arraigned before Town of Morristown Judge James Phillips, was sent to  Lawrence County Jail in lieu of $200 bail, and is scheduled to re-appear in Town of Morristown Court on Feb. 17  at 4 p.m., for further proceedings, police said.