A 14-year-old boy was charged with disorderly conduct following a reported threat of violence Tuesday at the Fieldcrest East Middle School in Wenona.
Wenona Police said the boy was detained and taken to the Marshall County Jail before being transported to the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center.
Since the boy was detained, there was no further safety concerns at the school this week, according to Wenona Police. Classes resumed on schedule. Wenona police along with the Marshall County Sheriff's Office had an added presence at the school.
School staff members alerted the Wenona Police after learning of the threat. Administration also sent a notice out to parents. The Wenona Police Department investigated the incident with the assistance of the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.