Portage County student arrested for threats
By Gazette staff
PORTAGE COUNTY – Officials say a Portage County teenager is under arrest for making threatening statements toward a school.
The Portage County Sheriff’s Department received a report the evening of Oct. 1 of “a student who overheard another student make threatening statements towards the Tomorrow River School District and its students.”
Portage County investigators and school district officials looked into the threats and identified a suspect, identified only as a juvenile student of the district.
The suspect is currently in custody and is being referred to the Portage County Department of Health and Human Services for “making a terroristic threat.”