UPDATE: MCSO determines threat made toward Queen Creek school is not valid

UPDATE: Maricopa County Sheriff”s Office detectives have completed the investigation  into the alleged threat to Queen Creek High School planned for April 8 and have determined that the alleged threat is not valid, Officer Courtney Palma, MCSO public information officer, said in an e-mailed update to members of the news media.


Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office was made aware April 7 of a threat toward Queen Creek High School, 22149 E. Ocotillo Road, according to an e-mail sent to area news media outlets.

Officials at the high school do not believe the threat is credible and will hold classes Friday, April 8. However, MCSO is investigating the matter.

According to the e-mail, sheriff’s detectives are taking every precaution to assist in providing a safe learning environment to the students and staff at Queen Creek High School and will be providing additional security measures tomorrow, April 8, at the school.

In addition to the increased security, MCSO deputies are working in conjunction with the high school to notify parents and staff members of this threat.

People with any information about this or any other threat are asked to call the sheriff’s office at 602-876-1011.


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