• Putnam County teen arrested for reportedly making threat to Palatka High


    STORY: Arrest made in school Snapchat threat circulating nationwide

    The Putnam County Sheriff's Office have arrested a 15-year-old Edge High School student after making threatening social media posts regarding Palatka High School.

    The juvenile was arrested at 1 a.m. Friday morning and is charged with a second degree felony. 

    Putnam County police say that there is no information to suggest that there is any danger at Palatka High School.

    The PCSO will have a strong security presence at the school on Friday.

    Due to the nature of the threatening post, the Putnam County School Board has made Friday an excused absence day for students who choose not to attend school.

    NOTE: The juvenile in the photo is not the juvenile arrested in Putnam County. The juvenile in the photo is from South Carolina and was arrested by authorities.


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