By Rick Ritter

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A police investigation is now underway into a group of students accused of posting threatening and discriminatory comments aimed at a transgender student.

The principal at Southern High School in Anne Arundel County is urging any parent who feels their child may have been targeted in these posts to contact the school immediately.

The pictures were posted in the group ‘Confederate Lives Matter.’

Police say they know at least one student who’s behind the posts, and are now investigating.

The images have become the talk of Southern High School. Someone wearing what appears to be a KKK-like hood, along with threatening comments all aimed at a transgender student.

“It’s really sad to see this,” said Southern High School senior Ronnie Bonilla. “It’s crazy what people do or say.”

The photos that circulated on Snapchat are now at the center of a police investigation.

Authorities say one of the posts read: ‘Being a liberal transgender isn’t the only excuse for being a brain damaged freak.”

Others are too disturbing to share.

In addition to the posts, police say the 15-year-old transgender student was spit on in a separate incident.

“We have identified the student that has done the postings that led up to the assault,” said Marc Limanski, with the Anne Arundel County Police Department.

WJZ obtained a letter sent home by Southern High’s principal, calling the posts “discriminatory”, also adding that disciplinary action was taken against all students involved.

“It’s detrimental because it creates an environment where it’s such fear, and it’s difficult for the person being made fun of to focus, study, or even feel safe,” Limanski said.

It’s just the latest controversy that’s circulated on social media.

Just days ago, current and former students of Baltimore private schools were under fire for racial Halloween costumes and posts, including one dressed up as an inmate with the name Freddie Gray on the back.

Students from Southern High School are now speaking out on the incident involving their school.

“Would you want someone to say that stuff about you?,” Bonilla said. “It’s not the first time stuff like this has happened. There’s some from our school who post in those groups [on Snapchat] all the time.”

“It’s just segregated around here. People have their own groups,” said Southern High School senior Travis Quick.

Police say this behavior won’t be tolerated in the county, and those guilty of this behavior will be given stiff punishment.

“To everyone else, it’s not a joke, it’s not funny,” Limanski said. “We take it very seriously and the school system takes it very seriously.”

Police say they’re looking into possible assault and hate crime charges. None have been filed at this time.

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Rick Ritter

Comments (28)
    1. This is high school. This is what happens in high school. It’s called OTJ learning about growing up. Threats, counter threats, insults are a part of learning and earning adulthood. Violence must not be tolerated, but dealing with rudeness must be tolerated to some extent as the cost of allowing teenagers to learn, on their own, how to be young adults.

  1. Don Rhudy says:

    Total insanity. First, the word transgender is a made-up word. The mental disorder is transsexualism, a subset of Gender Dysphoria (DSM-V) and Gender Identity Disorder (DSM-IV). That an entire society bends to the insanity of a tiny minority of beings in its midst (something on the order of 1 in 400,000 persons for males; 1 in 100,000 persons for females) indicates how sick the society of the United States has become.

    1. ALL words are “made up”, you dolt! As for it being a mental illness, no, it’s NOT! The correct term is Gender Dysphoria, and it hasn’t been considered a mental illness for years! Science, try it sometime!

      1. Science? LOL! They can be scientifically PROVEN to be one gender. There is NOTHING scientific about their belief that they should be another gender.

    2. You Nailed it. Liberalism is a Mental Disorder. BUT EVEN MORE Seriously it is part a symptom of the IslamoJudaoFacist Plan to destroy the West,, ordinary male dominance, free speech even offensive free speech except their INSANE hypocrisy eg condemning white history and destroying confederate statues and this Fabian PLan MUST BE ATTACKED MOCKED eliminated at EVERY INSTANCE. Keep Up the Fight against this evil Rot.

  2. Doug Day says:

    Whatevs…I’ll just keep quiet and pay my taxes and my Johnny will go to a good college…

  3. Kevin Jones says:

    Fk college and their liberal thinking, its a bunch of left wing BS that I won’t be supporting, unless its segregated thats what They all want anyway. Go WFL

  4. Probably Liberal Democrats are behind the post – maybe even black.

  5. This 15-year-old student has a mental disorder and is not receiving treatment. By allowing him to pretend to be another sex, his parents and society are injuring him further, setting him up for things like this to happen.

  6. Phil Cohen says:

    I have a $20 that says the post is phony……
    The truth of ANYTHING coming out of Baltimore governmental agencies…. is completely suspect.

    The odds are is that this “story” was put out to distract from the violence and anarchy currently going on in Baltimore with gangs of young thugs assaulting citizens.

  7. Jimmy VA says:

    Most of the time, it’s the Butt Hurt Liberal Snow Flakes creating these Divisive posts. My money is on Unstable Democrats doing this. Been proven many times in the recent past.

  8. Every clique/group/fad/ thing in highshool discriminates against other groups. Of course in America now certain groups(always white) to do so is against the law. something is seriously wrong with the laws and the police now who enforce such slanted , one way laws.

  9. Donny Dingle says:

    Yet the police didn’t investigate Black Lives Matter who was threatening to kill police officers. How strange. I guess liberals or blacks get off the hook a lot easier.

  10. This is nothing compared to what Democrats say and do to whites and straights every day, all day. Good ole liberal state owned media playing it up. I personally do not give a shtt.

  11. I see little difference between these clowns and those who call themselves there new Black Panthers wearing their black uniforms and Farrakhan’s goons running around intimidating people in their cheap suits or BLM yelling anti-white and anti-police epithets.

  12. I see little difference between these clowns and those who call themselves the New Black Panthers wearing their black uniforms and Farrakhan’s goons running around intimidating people in their cheap suits or BLM yelling anti-white and anti-police epithets. No outrage I can see. Whites are the new whipping boys and targets for all the world’s ills. They can just kiss my white —.

  13. Darryn James says:


  14. Jeffrey Gee says:

    In other news BLM shooting white cops is a love crime and perfectly acceptable behavior…

  15. Agreed; these postings were despicable.

    Now when will there be outrage against all the Lib groups that are calling for death to cops, inciting and committing assaults on those with whom they disagree, and riots and destruction of property?

  16. Jay Barbieri says:

    The thought police are here, and have been.

  17. These politically correct liberal fascists not only invite push back, they demand it.

  18. Joe Boltonn says:

    “Threatening” comments merit a police investigation. “Discriminatory” comments do not.

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