The Record Herald | Charges say drugs played important role in school bomb threats – Ohio News

The Record Herald | Charges say drugs played important role in school bomb threats – Ohio News

Multiple drugs including oxycontin and LSD played an important role in two bomb threats anonymously called into Fayette County schools this year, according to court records.

A Highland County man was arrested June 7 after a student at Washington Court House City Schools released information to authorities surrounding the alleged bomb threats.

The student reported the man, identified as Brian D. Tedrick of New Vienna, called in a bomb threat to Washington Court House High School April 20 while he was sitting in his vehicle in the school’s parking lot. The minor student allegedly told police that Tedrick had called in the bomb threat to cancel classes so that the two could “spend the day together getting high.”

Tedrick walked over from the Fayette County Jail Monday to the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas to appear in court on a 46-count indictment. In shackles and wearing a striped orange and white jail suit, Tedrick smiled throughout court during his arraignment hearing.

Allegedly he made two calls Jan. 13 and April 20 threatening to blow up schools with pipe bombs and is now arraigned on two counts of inducing panic, each a felony of the second degree.

The bomb threats were called into the Washington Court House Police Department. The caller did not specify which school in the area was allegedly the target of the threats. All schools within Fayette County were evacuated and searched. The schools were cleared with no pipe bombs found.

During his arraignment Monday, Tedrick was asked by Fayette County Common Pleas Court Judge Steven Beathard if he had read the 46-count indictment. Tedrick said that he had read…

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