Peoria Police Arrest 12-Year-Old For School Threat

A 12-year-old boy, who attends Alta Loma Elementary School, was arrested by Peoria Police for making threats against Santa Fe Elementary School in a group on social media.

These threats were made over social media and were reported to the Peoria Police Department on Monday, February 13, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Officers investigated the circumstances and the threats and he was later booked into the Durango Juvenile Detention Center.

The threats were deemed to be credible due to the statements made regarding the action. Two concerned students contacted school staff regarding these threats on social media. School staff contacted the police department for assistance.