Report: Martin County student arrested for passing gas, turning off classmate's computer
By Zach Smith
Originally published 11:44 a.m., November 21, 2008
Updated 11:44 a.m., November 21, 2008
STUART — A student at Spectrum Junior-Senior High School was arrested earlier this month after he passed gas and turned off his classmate’s computers, according to a report released Friday by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the report, the incident occurred Nov. 4, when the 13-year-old boy “continually disrupted his classroom environment” by purposely breaking wind. He then shut off some computers other students were using.
A school resource officer placed the boy under arrest after he confessed about his behavior, according to the report. He was charged with disruption of school function and released to his mother.