Location: Sycamore Valley Charter, Visalia
Incident Date: 12/6/21
Posted by: Media Relations
On 12/6/21, TCSO Deputies were called to Sycamore Valley Charter Academy in Visalia for a 14-year-old boy who threatened to kill two other students last Friday.
Because of the threats, one of the students didn’t go to school. A teacher became aware of the threats and law enforcement was contacted.
School officials told Deputies that the 14-year-old had made statements in the past about having guns and weapons at home.
Detectives responded and served a warrant at the teen’s home and found no firearms or weapons. He was booked into the Juvenile Detention Facility facing charges of Making Criminal Threats.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at 559-733-6218.