Location: 2200 Block of E Crabtree
Incident Date: 10/18/18
Incident Time: 9:30am
Case Number: 18-13469
Posted by: Dispatch/ Media Relations
On 10-18-18, Detectives from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Property responded to the Alta Vista Elementary School, located in 2200 block of E. Crabtree Porterville, Ca., for a report of a student making criminal threats.
Detectives learned a 13-year-old student made threats to “shoot up” the school. After the investigation, the 13-year-old suspect was arrested and booked at the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility with no further incident. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Department has a zero tolerance for any threats of violence against schools.
Anyone with more information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detective Rick Morley with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department via telephone at #1-800-808-0488 or anonymously at firstname.lastname@example.org or by text or voicemail at #559-725-4194.