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College student gets jail time for Facebook threats

December 9, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A San Bernardino County college student has been sentenced for threatening on Facebook to go on a campus shooting spree.

Stanley Raymond Roring posted numerous threats on Facebook against Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa. He claimed to be plotting a Virginia Tech-style massacre.

In 2007, 33 people were killed by a gunman at Virginia Tech.

Roring pleaded guilty to making criminal threats. He was sentenced to six months in jail as part of a plea deal. He was given credit for 103 days already served. The remaining time will be served in a work-release program.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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