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Ladybugs Used in High School Senior Prank

Ladybugs Used in High School Senior Prank

At a high school just outside our nation’s capital, four juvenile males decided it would be a great prank to release thousands of bugs inside school buildings.  Four of them are now being charged with fourth-degree burglary (for breaking into the school itself), property destruction and disruption of school activities.

Three other males have been charged by criminal summons, according to St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office.

The “senior prank” was carried out when five students broke into the Chopticon High School, located in Morganza, MD, on Wednesday afternoon by forcing open a door.  Having gained access to the building, the four students released 72,000 ladybugs – purchased online – into the hallways and classrooms of the school.

Two of the boys waited in the car while the other four broke into the building and released the ladybugs.