2 Cumberland County students taken into custody, accused of violent threats

Cumberland County News
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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WNCN) – Aurhorities have arrested two Cumberland County students accused of making violent threats.

One student was heard making threats on a school bus and a gun was found in the locker of another.

On Monday, 17-year-old Dale Allenzacharie Vermette, of Cape Fear High School, was heard threatening to shoot everyone on the school bus because someone was sitting in his seat, according to a press release from the Sheriff’s Office.

Vermette has been charged with felony threat of mass violence on school property. He was arrested on Tuesday and placed in custody at the Cumberland County Dentention Center where he was denied bail, pending his first court appearance.

On Tuesday, a student at Jack Britt School was taken into custody after schools staff reported finding an unloaded gun in that student’s locker during a search.

The student was taken into custody by Sheriff Office detectives then turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice.

Authorities have not released that student’s name and referred to the student as a juvenile. 

The student has been charged with possession of a firearm on educational property and communicating threats.

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