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Thursday, 03 April 2014 02:48

Three teens charged in Roxana HS prank

   Three teenage boys face felony charges in connection with an April Fools Day prank that forced a lockdown Tuesday at Roxana High School.  
   Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons filed disorderly conduct charges Wednesday against two 15 year olds from Roxana and Wood River, and a 16 year old from South Roxana.  The charges are felonies but the cases will remain in juvenile court.  
   Police from ten agencies responded to the high school Tuesday afternoon after a text message reported shots fired at the school. The school was locked down for about an hour before it was determined that the report had been a hoax.  
   If convicted, the teens face sentences ranging from supervised probation to incarceration at a juvenile center.
 
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