SPD Identifies Suspect in Lewis and Clark High School Threats

Ofc. John O'Brien, PIO

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 4:31 p.m.

Statement from Spokane Police Chief Meidl:

“I would like to commend our detectives who worked tirelessly over the last two days to determine the source of the Lewis and Clark threat. Working with the juvenile’s family, our detectives are ensuring he gets the help he needs. As always, we encourage students or families to immediately notify law enforcement if they become aware of possible threats to the safety of our students or schools. “


This afternoon, after an extensive two day investigation, Major Crimes Detectives have identified a juvenile male responsible for the internet threats posted to Lewis and Clark High School and students. The juvenile was a Lewis and Clark student. Charges will be forwarded to the Prosecutor’s Office.

The Spokane Police Department and Spokane Public Schools worked together to bring closure to this incident.

Based on the results of this investigation we believe that there is no longer a threat to Lewis and Clark High School or the community from this incident.

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