JAMAICA — A Jamaica teenager has been arrested after she threatened to harm her principal and proceeded to trash the principal’s office during the discussion of a disciplinary matter, the Queens district attorney said.
Chantill Gilbert of Jamaica was arraigned Oct. 7 before Queens Criminal Court Judge Mary O’Donoghue on charges of criminal mischief, obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, menacing, disorderly conduct and harassment, Queens DA Richard Brown said. The defendant, released on her own recognizance, will return to court Nov. 18, the DA said.
On Oct. 7, the defendant was called into the principal’s office at the Queens School of Career Development on Linden Boulevard for a disciplinary matter, the DA said. Gilbert is alleged to have cursed, yelled and spit at the principal, Brown said.
The defendant allegedly told the principal she knew the location of the principal’s car and that she would follow the principal home, where she would harm her, the DA said.
She then allegedly lunged at the principal, but was restrained, and then grabbed assorted papers, office supplies and pieces of equipment in the office and threw them, Brown said.
The defendant is also accused of pushing, swinging and shoving school safety officers, who attempted to hand-cuff her, Brown said.
©2009 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.