The four kids accused of a plot to hold Center Grove High School are to remain in custody until the prosecutor decides on all the charges.
Outside the closed hearing, Deputy Prosecutor Jennifer Pinnick said keeping the students detained was “in the interest of the safety of the community.
Prosecutor Lance Hamner said he would seek to move the cases to adult court, with conspiracy to commit confinement with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony, as the likely charge. The possible penalty is six to 20 years in prison.
Here’s my favorite part…
Center Grove administrators probably will decide later this week whether to begin expulsion proceedings, said Superintendent Candace Milhon-Baer.
Later this week, they will decide on whether or not to begin expulsion proceedings. I come from a day when expulsions were instantaneous and irrevocable. You would think that arrests on conspiracy charges would expedite the process.