Autistic SC teen who plans to be nuclear engineer detained after notes found at school

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) — Horry County Police will dismiss a charge against a 13-year-old student after an examination of two suspicious notebooks revealed they did not pose a threat.

Lt. Raul Denis, spokesman for the Horry County Police Department, says someone found the two notebooks containing disturbing material inside a classroom at Forestbrook Middle School. A school resource officer was alerted of the discovery last Wednesday.  

Police say the journals contained information on “sensitive subjects like weapons and explosives science, maps, blue prints, jobs and stories pertaining to a video game called Balloon Tower Defense 5.” Denis said in a release there was also a reference to a school the student had once attended.

Detectives with the Horry County Police Department interviewed the 13-year-old student and his parents, and thoroughly examined the notebooks. The release says the child was detained under the disturbing schools law until the matter was investigated.

“The investigation and examination of the journals found that the child is diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and is highly intelligent, and the journals, which the parents were aware of, are used as a therapeutic/comforting mechanism,” Denis said in a press release. “the child focuses on these subjects because he dreams of being a nuclear engineer.”

Denis said nothing found in the notebooks indicated a threat to the public nor any intent to build a weapon or device. The child’s mother told police he began the journals while in elementary school and understood that they were not allowed to leave the house.

Detectives did not find any evidence that the student had access to materials to attempt to build a device, the release said.

The 13-year-old student was later released to his parents and the charge of disturbing schools will be dismissed.

http://wncn.com/2015/09/17/autistic-sc-teen-who-plans-to-be-nuclear-engineer-detained-after-notes-found-at-school/

4 thoughts on “Autistic SC teen who plans to be nuclear engineer detained after notes found at school

  1. Buuuuut , you can be a Muslim , have issues with a family member making Bomb Threats , and “Build” a “clock”(timer) that looks like a BOMB( as a dry run) , and you get invited to the White House to meet the Osurper

    sure makes perfect sense ..some one stop the fu@ken world, I want off!

  2. This is ridiculous, but it shows us how thoroughly brainwashed the stupid pigs are. Anything with a wire attached is a bomb, any drawing in a notebook is a plan to destroy the world, and everyone and their uncle is a terrorist threat planning to attack cops.

    I don’t think cops are even capable of independent thought anymore. The Israelis did a good job of twisting whatever little minds they had, and now they’re a danger to society.

  3. “The release says the child was detained under the disturbing schools law until the matter was investigated.”

    DISTURBING SCHOOLS LAW?

    FOR REAL???

    My Draconian law meter just went off the charts with that one.

    Insanity abounds.

    Stupidity as well.

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