Two teenage boys are facing charges after they got into a physical altercation at J.I. Case High School.
Anthony Wright, 17, was charged Tuesday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of possession of a dangerous weapon at school, disorderly conduct and obstruction. If convicted, he faces up to 21 months in jail and/or up to $21,000 in fines.
According to the criminal complaint, officers were called Monday to a classroom at Case for a report of two students who were fighting. When police arrived they found Wright and another boy fighting. After subduing them and moving them to separate locations, officers questioned them both about what happened.
Both boys said they have never gotten along and that the other one started it by “talking (expletive)” about the other. Police say that both teens were taken into custody, and they found a folding Gerber knife with a 2-1/2-inch blade when they searched Wright.
Wright was assigned a $200 signature bond at his initial appearance Tuesday and will next be in court Oct. 20 for a pre-trial conference. He is ordered to not have any contact with the other boy.
The other boy is a freshman student and is not listed in the adult complaints.