Ofc. John O'Brien, PIO
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 5:05 p.m.
After an extensive multi-day investigation, Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives have arrested a suspect in the Lewis and Clark High School social media threats.
After a search warrant was executed at his residence, Ryan B. Lee (18 years of age) was arrested. Lee was booked for 2 counts of Felony Harassment-Threats to Kill, 1 count of Cyberstalking and 1 count of Violation of a Court Order. The investigation is ongoing.
In June 2018, Lee was arrested for similar threats to Lewis and Clark High School and its students.
Lee is no longer a student with the Spokane Public School District.
The Spokane Police Department appreciates the patience and cooperation of the Spokane Public School District and the Lewis and Clark High School community during the lengthy investigative process.
The police department recommends students and families remain vigilant in their monitoring of social media platforms, its content and online connections with individuals. Students should guard against connecting with individuals that they do not personally know.
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