Stories tagged with: School threat

December 2, 2014 - 3:39pm
39 weeks 1 day ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office says a Watkins Memorial High School student has now confessed to making a threat against the school.

The sheriff's office says the 15-year-old male student admitted to his parents that he was the person who made the threat. The parents then alerted detectives around 10 p.m. last night. The boy was then brought to the sheriff's office where he confessed to detectives to being the sole person who made the threat and stated that no one else knew about...

September 25, 2013 - 7:13pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

A student at Watkins Memorial High School in Etna Township was arrested Wednesday afternoon after making threats to shoot students the next day.

According to the Licking County Sheriff's Office, a member of the high school faculty called police to report the 15 year old male, who was making threats to retrieve a .22 caliber weapon and shoot students at the school on Thursday.

Once authorities arrived to the high school, they learned the teen had already headed home for the day....

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