Juvenile arrested for making threats on social media



After a thorough investigation the Natchitoches Police Department has arrested a 14 year old juvenile for making threats on social media earlier this week. The juvenile was placed under arrest for one count of terrorizing and was placed in the Ware Youth Center.

This article published in the OCT. 30, 2021, print edition
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Terrorizing is a felony and carries a maximum prison sentence of not more than15 years.

Original story:

The Natchitoches Police Department is investigating a social media threat to a local school after receiving several tips from the community.

On Oct. 22 around 10:18 p.m., NPD officers were notified of a social media threat towards “Central High School.” Investigators worked throughout the night and conducted an extensive threat assessment to determine the validity of this threat and to identify the responsible party.

This is an active investigation and we will release more details as they become available.