FINNEY COUNTY — For the fourth time in the past month, law enforcement authorities and USD 457 officials are investigating a threat toward Horace Good Middle School in Garden City.
Just after 6p.m. Monday, police receive a report of a possible threat toward the school, according to Sgt. Lana Urtega.
An investigation identified a 13-year-old student who had made several verbal threats and arrested him Monday night.
The boy is being held in the Southwest Kansas Juvenile Detention Center on allegations of criminal threat, according to Urtega.
On April 28, Garden City Police arrested Nick Trung Hang, 14, Garden City, for allegedly making a statement on his social media account and created the message to scare students and staff.
On April 23, police identified and arrested a 15-year-old who made a social media threat in attempt to get out of school for the day.
On April 18, police identified a 14-year-old Garden City student who made a social media threat that depicted the general use of firearms to harm students at the school.
Police and the school district encouraged parents to monitor their student’s social media and report any school safety related issues to administrators, school staff or law enforcement.