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Minerva man enters Minerva High School

FPS staff report

A 51-year old Minerva man was booked into the Stark County jail after an incident Monday evening at Minerva High School.

According to Bob First of the Minerva Police Dept., Kevin Wingert of Minerva entered the school after regular school hours and attempted to open doors to various rooms, finally getting into the gymnasium.

Students and staff were present at the time. A student told officers Wingert said, “No more Minerva High School.” Officers spoke with the Stark County prosecuting attorney this morning to advise him of the situation.

Wingert was charged with criminal trespassing, a misdemeanor and inducing panic, a felony two.

First said despite of rumors circulating, Wingert did not have a gun and did not mention a bomb.


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