Facebook Threats Lock Down Local School
The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Department said, “Deputies were informed that a student was upset yesterday at school and while at school he went on to Facebook.” According to a school official, the threat was made to a high school staff member.
According to investigators the suspect wanted to do damage to damage to the building. The school district was placed into lockdown at 11am Thursday. A school official said the lockdown was lifted a couple of hours later.
The person was arrested on an unrelated charge, said the sheriff’s department. The name of the suspect won’t be released until charges are formally filed.