Canton Teen Gets 3 Months for School Threats

Brendan Sibel (Screen grab from WDIV video)

A Wayne County judge sentenced a 17-year-old youth to three months behind bars and three years of probation for a threat against Canton and Salem high schools, Orlandar Brand-Williams of The Detroit News reports.

Brendan Sibel, 17, was sentenced Friday under the state’s Holmes Youthful Trainee Act, said Judge James Chylinski of Wayne County Circuit Court, the News reports Sibel allegedly made the threats March 5 so he could get out of class.

If he successfully serves his sentence, four felonies will be erased from his record.

“Part of that is intended to kind of wake you up. . . . Next time you think about doing something stupid, you’re going to think twice,” Chylinski said.

Read more:  The Detroit News

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