ADA — Ada Police have arrested a juvenile in connection with threats made against Ada Schools.
According to a news release by the department Sunday afternoon, officers received word of the threat Saturday morning. The release did not elaborate on how the department was first made aware of the threat.
After working the case throughout the weekend in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a search warrant was executed in Ada on Sunday afternoon, where several items were confiscated related to the case.
Along with the search warrant, interviews were conducted throughout the weekend, helping investigators bring shed some light on the situation. The Ada Police Department and the FBI identified the juvenile who was responsible for making the threat, and that juvenile, an Ada Middle School student, will be facing charges of Inducing Panic. The police department did not release the name of the juvenile.
In the release, the Ada Police Department stated: “It is important to note that although a threat was made, an investigation revealed that there was not an intent to carry through with the threat, nor did officers find serious means by which to carry out the threat. As always, the Ada Police Department will maintain a presence at the Ada Schools on Monday and throughout the school year.”
Reach Sam Shriver at 567-242-0409.