FDL High School Student Charged With Making A Terrorist Threat

A 17-year-old Fond du Lac High School student has been charged for allegedly threatening to shoot up the school. According to the criminal complaint a female student heard Carlos Martinez Thursday afternoon make the threat near the door of a classroom at the end of a class. The threat apparently left the student shaken. Later Martinez was confronted about the threat in High School Principal Michelle Hagen’s office with a School Resource officer present. Martinez told them that people take things too seriously and that we “Make a big deal out of everything nowadays.” Martinez was charged in Fond du Lac County Court Friday with making terrorist threats and disorderly conduct. Cash bond was set at $500 and he was ordered not to have contact with the high school or its property. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, May 12th.