Tue. Feb 18th, 2020

Police investigating threat at Mainland High following firecracker scare


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MARCH 21 AT 10:00 A.M. AT SAINT CLOUD’S LAKEFRONT PARK. JUST IN, THE DAYTONA BEACH POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS EXTRA OFFICERS WILL BE AT MAINLAND HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW. THEY SAY IT’S A PRECAUTIONARY MOVE, AS OFFICERS WORK TO FIND THE PERSON WHO POSTED A THREAT OF VIOLENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA. TOMORROW MARKS THE TWO-YEARS SINCE THE MASSACRE AT MARJORIE STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL IN PARKLAND. JUST EARLIER TODAY, THREE STUDENTS WERE ARRESTED FOR SETTING OFF FIREWORKS AT MAINLAND, WHICH WERE MISTAKEN FOR GUNSHOTS, AND SPARKED PANIC. POLICE RELEASED THESE PICTURES, SHOWING WHAT’S LEFT OF THE FIRECRACKERS THEY FOUND WHEN CALLED TO THE SCHOOL. A MASSIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE UNFOLDED AROUND 12:30 THIS AFTERNOON. FRIGHTENED STUDENTS RAN FROM CAMPUS AND HID UNDER DESKS AND SCARED PARENTS RACED TO THE SCHOOL. >> HE LIGHTS OFF A PACK OF FIRECRACKERS. NOW WHAT DOES NOT SOUND LIKE? BULLETS — WHAT DOES THAT SOUND LIKE? BULLETS. SO O

Police investigating threat at Mainland High following firecracker scare

The Daytona Beach Police Department said there will be extra officers on Mainland High School’s campus following a threat of violence on social media.Authorities said they are aware of the threat and are actively investigating to determine who posted it.Daytona Beach police said they will have a strong presence around the high school as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of those on campus. Before the threat on Thursday, three students were arrested for setting off fireworks at Mainland, which were mistaken for gunshots and sparked panic.Police released photos showing what was left of the firecrackers they found when called to the school. The three students could face felony charges and could be expelled.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —

The Daytona Beach Police Department said there will be extra officers on Mainland High School’s campus following a threat of violence on social media.

Authorities said they are aware of the threat and are actively investigating to determine who posted it.

Daytona Beach police said they will have a strong presence around the high school as a precautionary measure to ensure the safety of those on campus.

Before the threat on Thursday, three students were arrested for setting off fireworks at Mainland, which were mistaken for gunshots and sparked panic.

Police released photos showing what was left of the firecrackers they found when called to the school.

The three students could face felony charges and could be expell

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