Student Arrested for Social Media Bomb Threat

Student Arrested for Social Media Bomb Threat

Rantoul Police arrested Dakota DeGarmo, 18, a student at Rantoul Township High School, for posting a “non-specific” bomb threat on social media. The officers searched DeGarmo’s residence early Thursday morning but no bomb-making materials were found, but Officers did find evidence linking him to the threat and also think he acted alone. DeGarmo is being held in the Champaign County Correctional Center on a charge of Disorderly Conduct. The case is still under investigation.

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