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Ashton Kutcher

12-Year-Old Boy CHARGED for Swatting Prank

2/7/2013 2:18 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The 12-year-old boy who allegedly SWATTED Ashton Kutcher -- by reporting a fake gun battle inside the actor's home -- has been charged with several crimes in connection to the incident ... TMZ has learned.

We broke the story ... cops raced to Ashton's L.A. home in October after the boy allegedly contacted police and said there were people in the residence with guns and explosives. The caller also said several people had been shot.

When police arrived, they realized the whole thing was a prank -- there was never any real danger.

Officials believe the boy also pulled a similar "swatting" prank on an L.A. bank later that month.

The boy has been charged with two felony counts of making false bomb threats and two felony counts of computer intrusion.

The boy -- whose name has not been released because he is a minor -- is set to be arraigned in Juvenile Court tomorrow.


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Aww, come on Ashton, have a heart. You have been doing this for years and get paid for it. Give the kid a break and let him work off the fine. Geesh, talk about a hypocrite.

622 days ago


Kids are kids

622 days ago


I bet his parents are negligent! I learned this lesson a month or two ago. Majestik, I'm still bowing.

622 days ago

Mario Gonzales    

Is the person with the five o'clock shadow in the picture supposed to be 12?

He may only be in the 6th grade (yes, he looks that dumb), but no way is he only 12.

Charge him for every second of time wasted on his inane and stupid "prank."

Oh, and lock him up until he's 18, and then make him register as a useless piece of crap.

622 days ago


Charges aren't up to Kutcher. Bomb threats are a felony terrorist offense. The state will file charges.

622 days ago


12 year olds are savier than you think. I hope they legally hold him and his parents responsible. This is a very dangerous prank and many others receive no help or help too late when emergency services are tied up attending to this crap.

622 days ago


I am disgusted with them charging the kid. It not as if the kid killed somebody. What's next? In future they will charge some baby who poop/peed on the president or at least on some celebs?

622 days ago


Fu.n idiot aldready a felon lol

622 days ago

The Truth Hurts    

Good, I hope he gets everything thats coming for him. Calling the police for a prank is not funny. What if a really emergency came up and the swat team wasted their time by going to Ashton Kutcher house

622 days ago

Mr. Grimm    

Lol I thought Ashton was the 12 year old boy.

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622 days ago

Who the Hell is Khloe    

Are kids so bored now they cause harm at the federal level? Play some b ball

622 days ago


Stupid little bastard. I hope the judge throws the book at him; a slap on the wrist like they give to celebrities would be the WORST thing they could do, as it would send a message that you don't get in trouble for something like this...

622 days ago


Did he look like the almost pubescent picture of Ashton you selected ?

622 days ago


Is Ashton Son...-_-

622 days ago
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