According to authorities, a 12-year-old girl who attends Nova Middle School was arrested Thursday after writing a note threatening to shoot up her school. Investigators said the student placed the note under the assistant principal’s office door.
Mena, 48. faces charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, attempted murder, and first-degree murder. He is being held at Palm Beach County Jail and was denied bond during a first court appearance on Monday morning by Judge Dina Keever-Agrama. The press did not name an attorney for him.
North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda will face criminal charges for allegedly shooting Charles Kinsey, the unarmed caretaker of an autistic man, last July. The shooting was captured on video by a bystander and showed Kinsey lying on his back on the ground with his hands up in the air before he was shot by Aledda.
Aledda, 30, was arrested yesterday and charged with attempted manslaughter and a misdemeanor charge of culpable negligence. He was booked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center and was reportedly released on bail later in the day. News sources did not name an attorney for Aledda.