A typical senior prank involving overturned desks, balloons, silly string, hot dogs taped on lockers, smeared Vaseline on doorknobs… oh yeah, and urine soaked floors led to the mass-arrest 62 New Jersey high school students early Thursday.
“I’ve been a police officer 19 years and this is the craziest thing I’ve ever seen,” Teaneck Police Sgt. John Garland told NBC New York.
Acting Teaneck Police Chief Robert Carney said officers arrived at Teaneck High School when a burglar alarm went off at 2 a.m. While some students escaped by running out of the building, police ended up arresting 62 students, including 24 of adult age.
The 38 juveniles, who must be pretty happy right now to have not hit their 18th birthday just yet, were released to their parents.
Here’s the scene of the crime:
“They’re learning the hard way that it’s not too funny,” Garland said.
School remained open Thursday, and at least no dead fish were involved in the incident.