Sean M. Amos trial for the
felony of making a terrorist threat has been set
for Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, at 9 a.m.
The jury trial will occur in Division
2 of the Platte County Courthouse.
The trial setting was made by
Presiding Judge Owens Lee Hull, Jr., of the 6th
Judicial Circuit of Platte County.
The court action occurred on Thursday
at a docket call hearing for Amos, in which he
was represented by attorney Jeffrey Eastman of
The Platte County prosecutor was
represented by Mark Gibson, assistant prosecuting
This past April, Platte County
Prosecutor Eric Zahnd charged Amos and co-defendant
Trevor P. Fattig, both age 17, each with one count
of the felony of making a terrorist threat.
Zahnd alleges that the two made
several threats to shoot people and detonate explosives
at Platte County High School on April 20, 2006,
the seventh-year anniversary of the Columbine
On Thursday, Eastman asked Judge
Hull if Amos could be released from house arrest
in order to work. As part of the work release,
Amos will be allowed to remove the electronic
monitoring system which keeps track of his whereabouts
while he is at home, out on bond. The judge consented.
One week ago, Judge Hull granted
a similar request to Fattig.
Unlike Fattigs work release
request, the Platte County prosecutors office
made no objection to Amos request for work