Three Rivers student detained following school threats


THREE RIVERS – A student was taken into custody as part of the investigation of threats made against Three Rivers Schools.

Three Rivers Police say three different threats were reported to Ok2Say on Thursday afternoon. Police along with school officials investigated the threats and determined that one was a high level threat and the others were low level threats.

Because of the threats the decision was made to close schools on Friday.

Police say a suspect was identified and then removed from the school by authorities. Officers interviewed the student and their parents. The student was later released to their parents' custody.

On Saturday, as police continued with their investigation, they along with the St. Joseph County Special Response Team executed a search warrant at the student's home in the 57,000 block of Buckhorn Road. Officers discovered computer technology and several unsecured weapons.

The student was taken into custody and later turned over to authorities with juvenile court.

The matter remains under investigation.

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