Imperial High School student charged with making criminal threats

Katrina Barker
February 22, 2018

Waterloo police said Wednesday morning a male student at Waterloo High School made the threat. Salvatore said that the district alerted police, who visited the student's home and found no threat, and also that the social media posts in question were videos taken from an artist's page.

A 15-year old Arkansas City High School student was arrested for saying he would shoot the school up.

"At this point in the investigation, there are no concerns and no threat to public safety".

A Columbus High School student has been arrested after police say he threatened violence against Columbus East High School.

Police talked with the student, but did not arrest him, O'Grodnick said.

"We did not have any students, to my knowledge, that needed any additional type of crisis services", he said however.

The clerk called police and officers initiated an investigation.

Troopers were on the Williams Valley campus Tuesday and Wednesday as a proactive measure, according to the district's website. Our first line of defense is our students, staff and parents.

In a statement on Monday, the Bullitt County Sheriff's Department said it "will be securing search warrants and working with the social media platform providers to identify the other hoax perpetrators in order to hold them accountable". "Thoughts and prayers for your town is next, no high school left unscathed, keep everyone in constant fear, for it's easier to control them".

A suspect was taken into custody and schools operated on a normal schedule Friday, the district said.

Bear Creek will continue with its regular schedule, the district said, with added school security and law enforcement on the premises "until the situation is resolved", wrote Bear Creek principal Lynn Torr in an online post to parents.

DiBenedetto said it was his understanding that the student is "at least" 17 years old.

"Hello Stewart families. This is Mrs. Davis calling to let you know that we canceled the pep rally today after students reported rumors of a possible shooting during the rally".

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