One arrested in Marion County for making school threat

Police and deputies in Marion County responded to a high school after they were alerted of a school threat.

Posted: Feb 23, 2018 5:35 PM
Updated: Feb 23, 2018 7:25 PM

MARION COUNTY, Ore. -- A student in Marion County was arrested after police said he threatened his school on social media.

It was reported to the Gervais Police Department that a threat was made towards Gervais High School.

The school was placed on lockdown as police officers and deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Department responded.

Officials said a suspect, a juvenile, was arrested.

Deputies remained on scene as a precaution until the end of the school day.

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