Glastonbury high school student suspected of being Hitler, quotes from Boston Marathon bomber directory arrested – NBC Connecticut
Glastonbury High School student accused of changing two student yearbook quotes to a quote from Adolf Hitler, which was wrongly attributed to George Floyd; and another who referred to drugs and the Boston Marathon bomber’s name was arrested and charged.
The investigation began in May after administrators at Glastonbury High School reported finding a quote from Adolf Hitler falsely attributed to George Floyd, a man who died after a Minneapolis policeman rested his knee on the neck of Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, printed under a student’s photo in the school yearbook.
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Police said the quote from another student referred to drugs and Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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Police identified the suspect as Hollister Tryon, 18, and said he had been charged with two counts of third degree computer crimes.
He is accused of illegally accessing a computer database used by students to submit their directory citations and of modifying the quotes of the two students before the directory was published in October 2020.
The bond was set at $ 5,000.