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SJPD Arrested a 12 Year-old for Criminal Threats against a School and Students
Filed under Press Release, on 3/2/2018 3:15:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Criminal Threats  CASE NUMBER: 18-060-0852
LOCATION: San Jose, Ca. DATE: 03/02/2018
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 12 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 12 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECTS: Withheld AGE: 12 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident


San Jose, Calif. - On Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 5:00 PM, San Jose Police received a call from Sylvandale Middle School students who received threatening text messages.  The messages made direct threats to kill the victims and "shoot up" Sylvandale Middle School.       

Follow-up investigation by patrol officers lead to the identification and arrest of a 12 year-old Sylvandale Middle School student.  The juvenile was arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall for Criminal Threats (felony) - Penal Code 422. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Mark Riles of the San Jose Police Department's Human Trafficking / Juvenile / Missing Persons Unit at (408) 277-4781.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the Crime Stoppers link below.  Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.


BY: Ofc. Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Jason Ta #3265
DATE: 03/02/18 TIME: 3:00 PM DATE: 03/02/18 TIME: 3:00 PM


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