Teen posts Eminem lyrics on Instagram and is charged with making terrorist threats

Fresno police arrested the teen and found unregistered weapons at his home

Justin Carissimo
Thursday 03 September 2015 16:37
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A teenager was arrested for posting the lyrics to Eminem’s “I’m Back” to his Instagram account.

Classes were cancelled at the San Joaquin Memorial High School and at St Anthony’s Catholic School, where teen previously attended. The student was arrested on felony charges of making terrorist threats, the Fresno Bee reported.

The lyrics the teen posted read:

“I take seven kids from Columbine, stand ’em all in a line,
Add an AK-47, a revolver, a nine,
A MAC-11 and it oughta solve the problem of mine
And that’s a whole school of bullies shot up all at one time
Cause I’m just like shady and just as crazy as the world was over this whole Y2K thing”

Police obtained a search warrant for the teen’s home and discovered an AK-47 Airlift rile in plain sight. They eventually found unregistered weapons hidden in the subfloor of a closet including: .357 Magnum revolver, a 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition along with a bulletproof vest.

The boy’s father may now face charges “negligent storage” of the weapons. However, the teen is claiming that his Instagram account was hacked.

"He was cooperative. He spoke with the officers. Denied being bullied. Denied posting the Instagram. He position is we don't know how it came up on Instagram but he didn't do it," Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer Lindahl told ABC6.

Law enforcement also confiscated the teenager’s cellphone and iPad tablet. A lawyer representing the teen and his father reportedly denied knowing anything about the weapons.

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