CLINTON, MS (WLBT) - Two people have been arrested after online threats were made towards three schools.
On Wednesday afternoon, Hinds County Sheriff’s Investigators announced a second person was arrested for his involvement in telephonic threats to students at Raymond High School. The unnamed juvenile is 16 years old and has been taken into custody. He is being held at the Youth Detention Center.
Sheriff’s Investigators along with Clinton Police and FBI Task Force Officers made an arrest in a separate threat made against students at Clinton, Raymond and Provine schools earlier this morning.
19-year-old Daniel Hall from Jackson was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. He confessed to sending telecommunication threats to three different schools; one Hinds County school, one Clinton school and an unnamed third school.
Hall is facing misdemeanor charges. He was charged with one charge of telecommunication threat from the Clinton Police Department and one charge of telecommunication by Hinds County Sheriff’s Office. Hall is being held at the Raymond Detention Center.
According to Mark Jones with the Clinton Police Department, early Wednesday morning local law enforcement intercepted a telecommunication threat via social media.
Students said they received the threat around 8:30 Tuesday night. The threats were directed at students at Raymond High, Clinton, and Provine schools.
The FBI JTTF Task Force helped and Hinds County Sheriff’s Office helped Clinton police with this investigation.