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Student Jailed, Accused of Terroristic Threats Against New Manchester High

Joshua Couch, 17, is in the Douglas County jail tonight after being charged with criminal attempt to commit a felony Tuesday.

Joshua Couch, 17, is in the jail tonight after being charged with criminal attempt to commit a felony on Tuesday.

According to wsbtv.com, Couch had been doing Internet searches on hazardous chemicals like cyanide and was jailed for making terroristic threats against his school, .

Couch's Douglas County sheriff's arrest report says no bond was given.

A Douglas County Sentinel article has a quote from sheriff's investigator Sgt. Jesse Hambrick.

""We have a four-year history with Mr. Couch and know him and his family," Hambrick said in the Sentinel article. "Two individuals came forward with information that he may be exploring this. As soon as we were made aware of the threats, we acted quickly and were able to obtain information that led us to make the arrest."

James Blank March 24, 2012 at 01:26 PM
But what I really want to know is what happened on the Alexander High School campus Thursday am (3/22) I think around 11? What was that all about? And why do only certain crime stories make the "paper" and others are overlooked?
Stephan Johnstonsonton April 03, 2012 at 09:38 PM
Think It was Dad dropping the Kids off in a stolen car with a whole bunch of warrents

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