GLADES COUNTY, Fla. — The Glades County School District posted on its social media page about a very serious threat made toward Moore Haven Middle High School.
Good evening! The school district has been made aware of a serious threat toward Moore Haven Middle High School. We are currently working with the Glades County Sheriff’s Department, as this is an active investigation. Please know we appreciate all of those who have sent us screenshots, text messages, etc. Our community may have differences about many things, but protecting our kids is something we all agree on. Until further notice, there will be a very large police presence at MHMHS, until this investigation is completed. Once again, we have received many screenshots and emails, however, if your student knows of anything, they need to speak up and let us know. We will update everyone as soon as we know anything more.
According to the Glades County Sheriff's Office Wednesday during the evening hours, the Glades County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Glades County School District, received information that a 13-year-old, white male juvenile had made threats about bringing a firearm to school on social media.
The Sheriff’s Office immediately began investigating this incident.
Thursday morning the Sheriff’s Office was still conducting its investigation.
Deputies determined that the 13-year-old juvenile did use social media to make threats of using a firearm to a specific juvenile at school. No threats were made toward the school.
The 13-year-old juvenile is cooperating and has been arrested for written or electronic threats to do bodily harm.