Cypress High School student arrested for written threat he called ‘dark humor’

A student at Cypress High School was arrested this week after a making a written threat that he said was an attempt at “dark humor.”

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the student was arrested on Wednesday, September 21, after he issued a written threat to the school.

The student, who was not identified by police, suggested it was an attempt at “dark humor,” according to authorities.

“Orange County Public Schools and OCSO have zero tolerance for anyone who makes threats to a school. It’s a felony and you will be arrested,” reads a statement from the sheriff’s office.

The incident comes during a month when multiple similar incidents have scared parents and students across the area.

Last Wednesday, a 17-year-old was arrested after he was found with a firearm and drugs near Clermont Elementary School, which was put on lockdown during the incident.

That same day, a 15-year-old student was arrested after he was caught with a gun at Winter Park High School.

Just a couple days before that, DeLand High School was put on lockdown after reports of a possible missing child and weapons on campus.

That incident took place just a day after a different social media scare put Lyman High School students and parents on edge. credible.”

Earlier this month, Deland Police Department officers dispelled a similar situation at DeLand Middle School after a bomb threat was made on social media.

That same week, a Glock BB gun was recovered from a student’s backpack at Pine Ridge High School after a violent tussle with police.

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