Michael Conway, who tried to cover up his involvement in a bullying incident of a freshman is seeking to enter the pretrial intervention program, according to an article on NJ.com.
Conway, 19, regarding an incident in the parking garage where 15-year-old Lennon Baldwin was robbed by two other MHS students and told it was payback for one of them getting suspended after they had assaulted him at the high school. Baldwin killed himself in his Morris Township home on March 28.
Conway has only been charged with the fourth-degree charge of making false statements to police and not with the assault on Baldwin. Those allowed to enter PTI do not admit guilt and the charges are dismissed if they complete the program without running into legal trouble or violating any of the conditions of their probation, according to the article.
Judge Salem Ahto set the next court date for Conway for July 31, according to the article. The two youths, whose identities have not been disclosed as they were 17 at the time of the incidents, are set to appear in family court on July 24.