Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Teen Faces Prison For Prank Gone Wrong

 Indiana - When 18-year-old Tyell Morton put a blow-up sex doll in a bathroom stall on the last day of school, he didn’t expect school officials to call a bomb squad or that he’d be facing up to eight years in prison and a possible felony record. The senior prank gone awry has raised questions of race, prosecutorial zeal and the post-Columbine mindset in a small Indiana town and around the country. A janitor at Rushville Consolidated High School saw Morton run away from the school and security footage showed a person in a hooded sweatshirt and gloves entering the school with a package and leaving five minutes later without it. Administrators feared explosives, so they locked down the school and called police. K9 dogs and a bomb squad searched the building before finding the sex doll. More 

1 comment:

  1. What a terrible situation. Hope the Justice system handles it with care, compassion and commonsense.