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Felony Charges Dropped For Student Who Threatened To Blow Up Princeton Senior High School

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UPDATE: PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – An 18-year-old female who threatened to blow up Princeton Senior High School has entered a plea agreement.

According to the Mercer County Clerks’s Office, Jasmine Nichole Keith agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge under Magistrate Sandra J. Dorsey on Thursday morning. Keith was facing a felony charge of threatening to commit a terroristic act but now that has been dropped. Keith now is facing a misdemeanor charge of disturbing the school.

She was sentenced to 30 days in jail but that was suspended. She will have to serve two years of supervised probation and perform 100 hours of community service.

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Original Story (9/12/18): PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – An 18-year-old female is in jail after threatening to blow up Princeton Senior High School.

Princeton Police tell WOAY that Jasmine Nicole Keith was arrested Tuesday morning. She wrote a note that said “time bomb the school up at 1 o’clock” and at the bottom of the paper, it said, 9/11.

Keith told police that she wrote the note to get out of school.

Keith is charged with threatening to commit a terroristic act with or without the intent to commit the act. Keith is being held in the Southern Regional Jail under a 50,000 dollar cash only bond.



Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com


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