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Friday, April 26, 2019

Unfounded Jefferson school threat
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a false report involving a student at the Patriot Academy. A posting on social media indicated that a student on Tuesday had taken a gun to the school "with the intention of shooting up the classroom." Sheriff Jeff Coffey said school officials and the School Resource Officer were alerted regarding the media threat at the Academy. He and Detective Robbie McMahan responded to assist in the investigation. Authorities determined that only one student had received the social media post indicating the possible threat. They also determined that the student was absent from school that day. Lieutenant Tim Carter(SRO Supervisor) and Cpl. Josh Rigsby of the Patrol Divison responded to the students home in an attempt to locate the student. "He was located and the investigation revealed that the threat was unfounded," the sheriff said. "We will always take every threat seriously and thoroughly Investigate every aspect to ensure the safety of our students," added Coffey.


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