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MARSHALL (JG-TC) -- A 19-year-old student is facing a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly making a threat at Marshall High School.

On Wednesday, this charge was filed against Marshall High School student Jonathon Siler in Clark County Circuit Court. Siler's first appearance hearing was held Wednesday morning.

The Marshall Police Department reported in a press release that the arrest was made after the department and the Marshall school district's administration investigated a threat made at the Marshall High School on Monday. The department reported that the investigation indicates one verbal threat was made by one person.

"The safety of our students is a top priority. Therefore officers of the Marshall Police will continue to be present at the Marshall schools for the rest of this week and we are working with the school administration to continue officer presence at the schools after this week," the press release reported.


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