Teen Charged with Bringing Explosive Device to Newago High School

The Newaygo County Prosecutor’s Office has filed juvenile charges against the teen who allegedly brought explosive devices to Newaygo High School back in March.

The 16-year-old is charged with manufacturing and possession of a Molotov cocktail or similar device. The student is also charged with possession of a weapon in a weapon-free school zone.

The teen brought the device to school on March 8, and along with four other students and a teacher, was injured when the device exploded.

The teen’s father is also charged with state and federal crimes related to the incident.