Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Two Separate Incidents Involving High School Students Reported With Suspicious Activity App

Hernando County Sheriff's Office
The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office investigated two separate incidents involving two Hernando County high school students.

HERNANDO COUNTY, FL – On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office investigated two separate incidents involving two Hernando County high school students. The first incident involved a student who attends Hernando High School. A tip was received from Fortify FL, a suspicious activity-reporting app, indicating a specific student at Hernando High School made a post on Instagram attempting to sell an AR-15-style rifle.

The person making the report indicated the sale of the rifle might occur on school grounds. Deputies responded to the student’s home where they spoke with the student’s father. The father provided deputies access to the firearm in question, which turned out to be a BB gun. The student advised he was not planning to bring the BB gun to school. The school was advised of the outcome of the investigation.

A second incident also occurred on Wednesday, September 8, involving a student at Springstead High School. School officials received multiple reports regarding a potential threat of a school shooting at Springstead High School. Deputies were able to identify the identity of the student who supposedly made the threat. The student was involved in a verbal altercation with a teacher just prior to being overheard by another student making the school threat.

Deputies responded to the student’s home to speak with the student and his parents. The student advised he was upset, but never made a threat to hurt anyone. The parents signed a waiver of search of their home. Deputies did not find anything suspicious in the home to indicate the student was planning to harm anyone. The information collected was turned over to school administration for review.


FIGHT BIG TECH: CONTRIBUTE $$$ TO "HELP HOLD BIG-TECH ACCOUNTABLE"

Big Tech is using a content filtering system for online censorship. Take a few moments and watch our short video about NewsGuard to learn how they control the narrative for the Lamestream Media and help keep you in the dark. NewsGuard works with Big-Tech to make it harder for you to find certain content they feel is 'missing context' or stories their editors deem "not in your best interest" - regardless of whether they are true and/or factually accurate. They also work with payment processors and ad-networks to cut off revenue streams to publications they rate poorly by their same bias standards. This should be criminal in America. You can bypass this third-world nonsense and help support us by signing up for featured stories by email and get the good stuff delivered right to your inbox. Want to help us fight back against these tech tyrants? Contribute to our fundraiser..
 

No additional details are available, on either incident, at this time.


Comment via Facebook

Corrections: If you are aware of an inaccuracy or would like to report a correction, we would like to know about it. Please consider sending an email to corrections@publishedreporter.com and cite any sources if available. Thank you. (Policy)