Teenager arrested three times in threat investigation now released from jail again
SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane 18-year-old Ryan Lee has now been arrested and released from jail three separate times in less than a year, all surrounding threats he’s accused of making towards Lewis and Clark High School.
His latest arrest came Friday, March 8 when police say he violated the terms of his release by posting on Instagram. That post, police say, was not threatening but Lee was not supposed to have access to the internet or social media while he awaited trial.
He’s facing cyberstalking and harassment charges for threatening posts and messages he allegedely sent on two seperate occasions– the first time in May of 2018 and again in January of 2019.
Both times investigators say Lee threatened to carry out violence at the school and targeted several individuals students.
Following his latest arrest, Lee spent the weekend in jail until his first court appearance Monday afternoon. There, Judge Julie McKay set his bond at $300,000 total. As of Monday night, Lee was no longer listed on the jail roster. He’s now listed under ‘Recent Relases’ on the Spokane County Jail website.
He now has to be electronically monitored until his trial begins, which is currently set to start April 22.
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