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Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings

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Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings
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A Methuen, Massachusetts high school student has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats after police were notified of posts made on his Facebook page.

18-year-old Cameron B. Dambrosio is being held on $1 million bond after making the unspecific threats referencing the Boston Marathon bombings on Facebook. According to Chief of Police Joseph Solomon, Dambrosio’s house has already been searched, and multiple devices have been recovered for analysis (computer, Xbox).

Here’s what went down, according to a Meuthuen Police Department release:

Tuesday, May 1, 2013, at approximately 12:20, Methuen High School students reported to administration that they had received a Facebook phone message sent by a Methuen High School student with disturbing verbiage. The student made terrorist threats. These threats were in general and not directed towards another person or the school. The administration acted quickly, contacted school service officer Jim Mellor, who then contacted the police department. The student was not in school but has since been located and placed under arrest.

So, what did the kid say? According to Solomon,

“F*ck the Boston bombing, wait til you see what I do. I’m going to be famous.” Apparently, he also went on to say that he would “beat every murder charge brought against him.

“He’s telling people to shut up and in order to get some props he’ll have to go kill somebody. He says he’ll go insane and make the news,” Solomon said. “And he said people shouldn’t cry when they see what he does because they have it coming.”

Dambrosio has been charged with Terroristic Threats, which can be punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

The Daily Dot found Dambrosio’s YouTube channel, which shows him to be an aspiring rapper – or whatever you call this:

[Methuen PD via Eagle Tribune]

Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings


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  • http://411plumb.com Redwood

    Terrorist? ROFLMAO
    $1,000,000 Bond? Ouch!

    Rap Star? Not Likely! But lets run through the checklist anyway…
    Quality Music? What Disney Children’s Movie Soundtrack was that from? LOL
    Quality Lyrics? What is a Rhyme? Phew!
    Getting Busted? Check! Too bad being a dumb kid and saying stupid stuff on FaceBook doesn’t carry anywhere near the weight being a Gangsta in the hood does in the rap world…

    This dumb kid that has an IQ about the level where he is close to being able to get both eyes to point in the same direction, and will suffice for being a an example of having a ton of bricks dropped on you for making a terrorist threat.

    • http://steven.pw steven

      I agree with you 100%. Also, I’d like to note that I absolutely abhor when police describe alleged crimes by paraphrasing. Give us facts, not your interpretation.

  • http://Webpronews.com Malik

    Really? He can’t be this dumb, I mean come on what’s wrong with people these days.

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