A Clinton High School student is in custody after an investigation into threatening notes found in a classroom Monday afternoon, March 5.
An investigation by school resource officers and investigators with the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department and Clinton High School officials led to the identi cation of a 15-year-old female student responsible for leaving notes in a classroom making false threats of a school shooting.
Charges will be led in Anderson County Juvenile Court for Felony False Reports and Disorderly Conduct.
She is currently being held in the Richard L. Bean Juvenile Detention Center in Knoxville pending a detention hearing.
This is the second Clinton High student charged with making false reports of threats.
A 15-year-old Clinton High School student was taken into custody Thursday, Feb. 22, after an investigation of a social media threat.
In both cases school staff, SROs, and investigators quickly identi ed the student making the threats and arrests were made.
All reports of threats are taken seriously by both school of cials and law enforcement.
Threats will be investigated and those responsible will be arrested and charged. Actions have consequences.
“Our thanks to the staff at Clinton High School and administrators with Anderson County Schools for their assistance in both these cases,” Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Mark Lucas saud.