Threats Made Against Santa Maria School

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Source: Santa Maria Police Department

On 04/02/20 at approximately 0300 hours, Officers with the Santa Maria Police Department were made aware of a threat posted on social media towards Allan Hancock College. Officers and Detectives immediately began an investigation and determined the threat was made about two weeks ago. 

Detectives were able to identify the suspect as a 13 year old male juvenile who is a Santa Maria resident. Contact was made with the juvenile who admitted to posting the threat to social media. The threat to student/staff safety was determined to be unsubstantiated.

At this time, there is no threat to student/staff safety.

Due to the suspect's age, the name or other identifying information will not be released.

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a-1594364037 Apr 03, 2020 09:16 AM
Threats Made Against Santa Maria School

LUVADUCK - you've got to be kidding me. I have a 13 year old male and know about 20-30 other 13 year old male friends of his. They are NOT loose cannons. Please keep your sexist, weirdly outdated comments to yourself. That is just ridiculous.

a-1594364037 Apr 03, 2020 02:01 PM
Threats Made Against Santa Maria School

LUVADUCK - it's not that I "feel that's not the case," it's NOT the case. They are good kids, do well in school, play sports, etc but are not "loose cannons" unless they're asleep, as you basically say. Do you have any teenage sons?

Luvaduck Apr 03, 2020 08:35 AM
Threats Made Against Santa Maria School

Teen-aged males, unless too exhausted to move, are loose cannons. It's in our hormonal wiring. That's why all those coming-of-age rituals, probably Neolithic to now. Parents just hope their boys don't self-destruct and their girls don't get pregnant before their brains are developed enough to think ahead and judge consequences. That's why we remind them, ground them and nag them!

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