Officers from the Roseburg Police Department said threats to Joseph Lane Middle School that led to a school lockout there, and to nearby Geneva Academy on Thursday morning, were a hoax.
Phoenix Charter School was on lockdown Thursday morning for around 20 minutes after a “student of concern” walked on to the Diamond Lake Boulevard campus.
For the first time, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin publicly stated his opposition to Oregon Initiative Petition 43, a proposed ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
A 16-year-old South Umpqua High School student was arrested Monday for allegedly writing a threat in the boy's bathroom, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.
The Winston-Dillard School District went into a modified lockdown Tuesday because a threat found at Riverbend Park mentioned a specific time and place, according to police.
A 14-year-old Roseburg High School student was arrested after allegedly writing a threat in the girl’s bathroom Tuesday morning.
A McGovern Elementary School student was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly threatening a "shootout" in writing on a bathroom wall, the fourth such arrest this year.
A 12-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday for allegedly writing a threat on the bathroom wall at Joseph Lane Middle School on Jan. 25, marking the third arrest for school threats this month in Douglas County.
A 17-year-old Roseburg High School student was arrested after a written threat of school violence was discovered in the girls’ bathroom Thursday, one day after a school shooting in Florida where a former student has been charged with killing 17 people.