Aldine Middle School student gets felony charge for social media threats

Aldine ISD Police arrested an Aldine Middle School student for posting threats on social media.

The Harris County District Attorney’s Office charged the student with felony terroristic threat.

The student is accused of posting threats against an administrator at Aldine Middle School on Instagram.

Police determined who the student through their investigation. The officers also found evidence that the threats originated from the student’s cell phone.

“I want to commend our district’s police officers, Mable Holt, School Assistant Superintendent for Middle Schools, and campus administrators for their quick action and for bringing this situation to a swift conclusion,” said Aldine ISD Superintendent Dr. LaTonya M. Goffney. “Aldine ISD will not tolerate any threats made against any Aldine ISD school or any other individual.  We will work with law enforcement officers and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office to prosecute offenders to the fullest extent of the law.”

“Parents, I implore you to talk to your children and remind them that their actions can have serious consequences,” Dr. Goffney said. “Aldine ISD will continue to make the safety and security of our students and staff our top priority.”