Student Arrested After Threatening To Blow Up School

For the fourth time this year a Johnston County student has been arrested for allegedly threatening to cause violence on school grounds.

On Thursday, a teacher reportedly overheard a student in the hallway at South Campus School in Smithfield threatening to blow up the building. Administrators and a school resource officer were immediately alerted about the threat.

Dayquan Rahmel Christmas, 17, of Thorne Road, Selma was arrested and charged with making a false report of mass violence on educational property.  He was confined in the Johnston County Jail late-Thursdayunder a $50,000 bond.

Earlier this month, a 19 year-old student was arrested for making threats against Corinth Holders High.  In February, a 16 year-old student at West Johnston High was charged with making a threat of violence against Topsail High. In January, a 17 year-old from Clayton High was arrested for alleged threats against his school.