Gunnison Schools Threatened on Facebook

Jan 28th @ 3:19 pm in News, Public Service by Scott Staley

The police department was made aware that an individual living in Gunnison County had posted several comments of a threatening nature on “Facebook”. The comments were not directed at a specific individual or entity but were of sufficient concern that the public school and sheriff’s office were made aware of the threats. The Gunnison Schools, consisting of three separate buildings, elected to activate there security plan and went onto a heightened security level at approximately 11:00 AM.

The individual in question was contacted by the Gunnison County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 11:45 AM at his residence in the county. The schools were notified and lowered the security level.  The Incident remains under investigation.