MARCH 2, 2018
STUDENT ARRESTED FOR MAKING THREAT
MARYVILLE, TENNESSEE – Blount County Sheriff James Lee Berrong said a 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged with delinquent by false report today after several people heard him make a threat about bringing a gun to school.
The student is a freshman at Heritage High School.
The SRO at Heritage High School was informed of the threat this afternoon and immediately started his investigation along with the school’s administration. The SRO determined the boy does not have access to weapons at his home.
The boy is currently being housed at the Blount County Juvenile facility pending a detention release hearing.