Juveniles charged in bomb threats

Published 6:30 am Wednesday, May 8, 2024

On May 1, the Lafayette County Criminal Investigations Unit was notified regarding a bomb threat that was called into the Lafayette High School office.

Once it was determined that the area was safe, investigators began investigating the threat. During the investigation, a call was traced and it was determined that a juvenile suspect made the call.

The juvenile was located and taken to the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department. The parents of the juvenile were contacted and advised of the situation.

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Investigators said three juvenile males were responsible for the threat made to the school. It was also discovered that there were several other calls made to local schools. These schools were contacted and advised of the information that investigators were able to gather from speaking to individuals involved.

The three juvenile suspects were charged in the Lafayette County Youth Court with making terrorist threats.