UPDATE--Grants Pass Police report that a juvenile student has been identified and taken into custody for Disorderly Conduct in the First Degree. Police and the School Resource Officer identified the suspect and contacted him at home. He will be lodged at the Josephine County Juvenile Detention Center.
Around 9:30 this morning, police were notified about a written threat found in a bathroom at the High School. The post indicated violence at the school at a specific time, which is now in the past.
(Updated at 2:50 PM)
This morning, Grants Pass police confirmed they are investigating a threat at Grants Pass High School. The Grants Pass School District said they have been told it is safe to resume normal activity and have come out of lockdown status.
The following information was released by Grants Pass Police within the past hour.
We are aware of a threat made at Grants Pass High School. We have police officers and detectives present to investigate the incident and safeguard those on campus. Grants Pass Police personnel are also currently present on other school campuses in our community.
We take the safety of our students, school staff and others on campus as the highest priority. GPPD will be taking every step necessary to prevent danger and holding those making the threat accountable.
We are working close with School District 7 on this matter. At this time there is no established danger to the students or public.
We are investigating a written threat. The investigation so far has determined there is no actual danger to the students or staff. This has transitioned into a criminal investigation.
Police said this is an active criminal investigation and no more information will be shared at this time.