Caney school employee allegedly threatens to shoot co-workers
CANEY, Kan. (Montgomery County Chronicle) – Police arrest a Caney Valley Jr.-Sr. High School employee for allegedly making aggravated criminal threats.
A private resident called local police Tuesday about an employee making a threat. Police Chief Kevin Kitterman says the reporting party claimed the employee, who is a school janitor, was still on school property.
According to the Montgomery County Chronicle, Caney Police Department officers immediately responded to the Caney Valley Jr.-Sr. High School campus. They learned the suspect was working in the administration building of the school.
As a precautionary measure, they evacuated the administration building, according to the Chronicle. Officers found the suspect in the administration building, arrested him, and took him to the police department for questioning.
Police interviewed employees who were there when the suspect allegedly made the threats, according to the Chronicle.
The Montgomery County Chronicle states after interviewing the suspect, officers determined there was enough evidence to arrest the employee on two counts of aggravated criminal threat.
They sent the requested charges to the Montgomery County Attorney’s Office for final review and possible formal charging.
Kitterman said the Caney Police Department takes any threat against an individual(s) or business seriously. That’s according to the Montgomery County Chronicle. He also said the Caney Police Department was working with the USD 436 administration on this investigation.
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