PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP)-- UPDATE: Dec 14, 2016 10:51 AM
The Bay County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the student arrested for making a threat against Mosley High School.
According to BCSO, Bryan Barker, 15, was arrested for threatening violence against the school.
According to a release from BCSO, the Criminal Investigations Division "was made aware of a threat made by a student last evening at about 8:00 pm. Investigators were able to learn that a student at Mosley High School was overheard speaking with friends on campus that day making statements that promised violence on campus. The student, Bryan Barker...was allegedly heard to tell some kids to cover their ears before warning others not to come to school the next day because it "…was going down."
Investigator say several students that heard the statements made by Barker sent messages out on a group text of about 37 people warning their friends. Other students showed the message to their parents who contacted the Bay County Sheriff's Office.
Investigators made contact with Barker and his parents who cooperated fully in the investigation. Barker was arrested is charged with False Report Concerning Use of Firearms in a Violent Manner, a second degree felony.
ORIGINAL STORY Dec 14, 2016 9:45 AM
According to Bay District Schools Superintendent Bill Husfelt, the Bay County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest regarding a social media threat.
According to Husfelt, the threat was made against Mosley High School. The arrest was made Tuesday night.
It's the second time a threat against Mosley has been made in the last 2 months. A threat in late October resulted in the arrest of a student on a misdemeanor charge.
No information has been released about the latest arrest. We're expecting a statement from the Bay County Sheriff's Office sometime today.