Local news- Press Release
Opelika Alabama - JUVENILE ARREST 21 September 2022 ( news )
Opelika , state Alabama ( By Press Release office)
| 9| 2
On 09/20/2022 , the Opelika Police Department Detective Division began investigating a threat to Opelika Middle School that had been posted on social media . The next day , 09/21/2022 , law enforcement was made aware of a second threat that was also posted on social media involving the Middle School . Officers responded and safety evacuated the building . Explosive canines arrived and were able to successfully clear the building . During the investigation , a twelve - year - old juvenile was developed as a suspect . The juvenile ......was arrested on 09/21/2022 on two charges of Terroristic Threats , one for each incident . The case will be presented to Juvenile Court . This case is still under investigation and additional charges are pending . If you have any information on this incident , please contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at ( 334 ) 705 - 5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at ( 334 ) 745 - 8665 . Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App . You may wish to remain anonymous .
Press release information:
Direct link to press release
: Click here .