Sweet Home police arrest teen in connection with school threat

As a precaution there was an increased law enforcement presence at Sweet Home High School on Thursday.

Posted: May 10, 2019 7:17 AM
Updated: May 10, 2019 9:53 AM

SWEET HOME, Ore. -- A 15-year-old male student has been arrested in connection with a school threat found written on a boys bathroom wall at Sweet Home High School May 8.

Sweet Home police said they arrested the student Thursday and lodged him at the Linn-Benton juvenile facility. He has been charged with disorderly conduct.

Based on an investigation by police officers and school administrators, it was determined there were no existing plans to harm students or staff members.

As a precaution, there was an increased law enforcement presence at Sweet Home High School on Thursday.

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