According to police, the threats with guns and bombs were “attempts to amuse.”
Eight Box Elder district schools reopened on Tuesday morning, a day later Threats caused the school to close. Two Bear River High School students were detained by police Monday.
“It has been determined that the threats made were attempts with the intent to be amusing, not humorous,” the Tremonton Garland Police Department posted on Facebook. “Two minors are facing criminal charges as these threats have caused alarm and concern in the community.”
Bear River High, two middle schools and five elementary schools began online learning on Monday after the threats began on Friday. The first threat was a crude drawing of a gun and was found 12/13/21 in a high school bathroom stall.
In a letter to parents, Superintendent Steven E. Carlson wrote that police “received information about a possible bomb and gun threat” at 3 a.m. on Monday. The district decided to close the school about an hour and a half later.
However, according to police, schools were “searched with bomb-sniffing dogs and there was no indication of the presence of explosives.”
In a letter to parents, Carlson wrote, “We feel confident going back to school [on Tuesday] face to face. … There will be more police presence [Tuesday] around our schools at the northern end of the county. ”
https://www.sltrib.com/news/2021/12/14/box-elder-district/ Schools in Box Elder County reopened following threats. Two students at Bear River High School were arrested.