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Published: Thursday, November 08, 2018 @ 6:54 PM
By: Nancy Bowman - Contributing Writer
TROY — A Piqua man accused of threatening to “shoot up” a Piqua school where his 14-year-old girlfriend allegedly was bullied pleaded guilty Thursday to making false alarms and pandering obscenity involving a minor, both felonies, in Miami County Common Pleas Court.
William Ingle, now 22, pleaded not guilty in early August to making false alarms in the alleged May 22 threat on the Piqua Junior High School.
Police Chief Bruce Jamison said police received a call that Ingle made threats including “shooting up” a school, using explosives and referring to other school shootings as “amateurs.”
Ingle subsequently was charged with the additional felony involving the girl.
Judge Christopher Gee found Ingle guilty and ordered a pre-sentence investigation. Sentencing will be Dec. 17.
Ingle remains in the county jail in lieu of $25,000 bail.