Police: Queensbury teen made terroristic threat against high school

Richard Rabine (Warren Co. Sheriff's Office)

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A teen was arrested after he allegedly made threats against a school in commemoration of the 1999 Columbine shooting.

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by Lake George High School administration who reported a student had told other students of his intent to commit a school shooting. Police determined that 18-year-old Richard Rabine, Jr. had made numerous comments about committing a mass shooting at the school.

Police said he wanted to commit the shooting to commemorate the April 20, 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. Police said Rabine did not have any known access to guns or weapons.

Rabine was charged with Making a Terroristic Threat. He was arraigned in Queensbury Town Court and sent to the Warren County Correctional Facility on $3,000 cash bail or $6,000 bond.

He is scheduled to appear in Lake George Town Court on March 3.

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