Nine Bibb students charged after several incidents
Bibb Schools announce nine students have been charged in incidents at district schools.
According to a press release, a 15-year-old female Northeast High School student was charged with battery on Friday, December 14, after an incident that occurred on Thursday, December 13. The incident began when the female student, after being taunted by a male student, struck the male student several times in the face and bit him on the neck. The female student was suspended from school. The male student was released to the custody of his parents to seek
Three 12-year-old female students at Ballard-Hudson Middle School were charged following an incident at the school on Monday, December 17. Two of the girls were involved in a fight that stemmed from one girl bullying the other. The target of the bullying struck the other female in an attempt to defend herself, resulting in the student’s nose being bloodied. One female was charged with battery, and the other was charged with simple battery. A third female also was charged with simple battery after she kicked one of the females while she was on the ground during the fight. All three students were suspended from school.
A 13-year-old male student at Weaver Middle School was charged Monday, December 17, with simple assault on a school teacher and disrupting a public school after he threatened to slap a teacher in the face in front of other students. The student, who was upset at the teacher for attempting to discipline him, did not touch the teacher. He was suspended from school.
Two 15-year-old male Westside High School students were charged with theft by taking on Monday, December 17, after they stole a cell phone from another student. The stolen cell phone was later
recovered. Both students were suspended from school.
A 13-year-old male student at Rutland Middle School was charged on Tuesday, December 18, with possession of marijuana after a teacher discovered it in his possession. The student was suspended from school.
A 16-year-old male Southwest High School student was charged on Tuesday, December 18, with possession of a weapon on school grounds after a lock blade hunting knife was found in the student’s book bag. The item was discovered by a coach when he went to pick the bag up after it had been left in the cafeteria during breakfast. The student was suspended from school.