HAZLE TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A student charged in connection with a computer hacking investigation in Hazleton was in court on Wednesday.
18 year old Luis Baez is accused of intimidating witnesses in the hacking probe in the Hazleton Area School District.
Detectives say Baez threatened students who were questioned by police .
They say he was angry because they allegedly told him that he might be involved.
On Wednesday Baez cut a deal to plead guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct–the more serious counts of witness intimation were dropped.