Rockford Scanner™: Another School Shooting Threat




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On Friday, August 30, 2019 the Boone County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 15 year old juvenile on Felony Disorderly Conduct charges after the juvenile was identified as a person who created fear on social media by threatening violence at a Belvidere School.
On August 29, 2019, at approximately 5:30 pm, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office received information on a possible school threat to a Belvidere school. Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives along with School Officials worked through the night investigating the threat. Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives were able to identify the juvenile offender and determine that at no time was any student and/or school in danger.
These type of threats are taken very seriously by the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and Belvidere School District 100. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the threat. The juvenile offender was arrested and charged with the severest charge available under state law.
Parents, as well as students, are encouraged to report any information on these types of cases as soon as possible. It is important that parents talk with their children of the severity of these types of threats. Offenders who threaten and cause havoc to the children of Boone County will be held accountable for their actions. These offenders will be arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone having information on this or any crime to call 815-544-2144 or Boone County Crime Stoppers at 815-544-7867.
 


On August 29, 2019, at approximately 5:30 pm, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office received information on a possible school threat to a Belvidere School. Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives along with School Officials worked through the night investigating the threat. At this time, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office can release that the offender has been identified and there is no danger related to this threat. Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives continue to investigate the case at this time, therefore Information is limited
 










 

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