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Nicholas Ibarra, who threatened to kill Parkland student, pleads guilty

Published On: Nov 26 2013 01:39:49 PM EST
Parkland High School

Parkland High School


A teen who threatened to kill a Parkland High School student has pleaded guilty.

Lehigh County officials said Nicholas Ibarra entered a guilty plea Tuesday to possession of a weapon on school property and making terroristic threats.

Ibarra was found inside the South Whitehall Twp. school on June 5 with two knives, police said'

Police said they later determined that 19-ytear-old Ibarra went to the school to attack a student.

Then in early September, Ibarra of Breinigsville, was charged, in addition to three juveniles, with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after they allegedly tried to sell drugs to an undercover police officer in Upper Macungie Twp.

Drug charges against Ibarra were withdrawn in return for the plea, officials said.

Sentencing is set for January 13, and while the terms will be up to the judge, the maximum Ibarra could face is five years in prison.