10-Year-Old Florida Boy Arrested After Sending ‘Threatening Messages,’ Cops Say

June 9, 2022

A 10-year-old Florida boy was arrested after cops say he sent "threatening messages." According to reports, the fifth-grader sent an image of assault rifles to a friend and texted, "I bought this" and "get ready for water day," a gathering for students with good grades. The other boy's father called the cops and within hours, the 10-year-old was in cuffs. Now Dereck Marquez, the 10-year-old’s father, exclusively tells Inside Edition his son is still in custody.