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Schools Placed On Lock Down After Threats

BARRY COUNTY, Mich. – Multiple schools were placed on lock down on Friday morning after a Delton man phoned in a threat to the schools.

According to the Barry County Sheriff’s Office they received an anonymous call specifically naming a suspect who was reported as being high and “going to shoot up an elementary school in Barry County.”

Deputies responded to the suspect’s residence and after several hours made contact with a 50-year-old male from the Delton area.

Deputies along with Michigan State Police have detained the suspect until further investigation.

The Sheriff’s Department says as of this time, there is nothing for us to believe he was ever going to carry out the reported act. The sheriff’s department contacted schools in Barry, Kalamazoo and Allegan County to keep them on alert and officers were dispatched to many schools in the area.

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5 Comments to “Schools Placed On Lock Down After Threats”

    cassidy said:
    March 15, 2013 at 10:55 AM

    Really??? Nice of the schools to contact the parents!!!!!

    Martin School said:
    March 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM

    My school contacted us

    Julie said:
    March 15, 2013 at 11:12 AM

    Delton Kellogg contacted me

    Kirk said:
    March 15, 2013 at 11:48 AM

    Other news say he is not the one,still looking for someone else.

    wow03 said:
    March 15, 2013 at 4:24 PM

    well even if he didnt call in the threats they still busted him for plenty.

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