West Melbourne Teen Arrested for School Threat
A fifteen year old teenager has been arrested and charged with making a threat against Central Middle School in West Melbourne. At the start of school on Wednesday morning (February 28, 2018) the School Resource Officer at Central Middle School received information from concerned students who saw a threat on social media. The threat referenced shooting up Central Middle School with a gun. The teenager who posted the threat was identified as Stefanos Stratoudakis, a former student at Central Middle School.
Stratoudakis was located and detained at the South Area Alternative Learning Center in Melbourne. After detectives investigated, he was arrested and charged. The charges are second degree felony crime of making a false report concerning the use of a firearm. Stratoudakis qualifies for secure detention and will be incarcerated at the Juvenile Detention Center.