***Two Teens Arrested for Terrorizing and Obstruction***
Two teens have been arrested for charges of Terrorizing and Obstruction following an investigation by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives.
Just after midnight on Thursday, January 13, 2022, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office received information from the school board indicating that a 15 year old female from Lacombe made threats of violence towards local area schools. During the course of the investigation, it was determined a 15 year old female from the Slidell area was also involved. Both juveniles were quickly apprehended by detectives.
The 15 year old female from Lacombe was charged with Terrorizing and Obstruction. The Slidell area 15 year old female was charged with Terrorizing. It was determined both juveniles are former students of the St. Tammany Parish School System. Furthermore, detectives concluded this investigation yielded, other than the threats being made, none of the local area schools in question were in danger during this time period.
Both juveniles were booked into the Florida Parishes Detention Center. Due to the age of the suspects, no further information will be released regarding this incident.
“The safety of our children is of the utmost importance. We will work tirelessly to ensure the safety of the children of St. Tammany Parish,” Sheriff Randy Smith said. “We will continue to work with our schools and investigate any and all threats. I urge parents to please talk with your children about the seriousness of actions such as these.”