Arrest Made in Threat to Dennis-Yarmouth Regional H.S.

posted by Walt Perkins - 

A former Dennis-Yarmouth student has been arrested for making threats to commit violence at D-Y Regional High School.

Yarmouth Police Detectives, working with D-Y Regional H.S. administration and School Resource Officers obtained a warrant on Monday and arrested 21-year old Koda Robinson-Matthew, 21, at his residence at 8 Belmont Avenue in Forestdale.

Robinson-Matthew told police his intent was to alarm people and see how many students would stay out of school. He now faces felony charges of “False Threat” which carries a potential sentence of 3-to-20 years in prison, six months to 2-and-a-half years in the House of Correction, a fine of $1,000 to $50,000, or a combination of fine and imprisonment.

Robinson-Matthew was arraigned in Barnstable District Court.

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