UPDATE (10/18/2023): Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office reveal who made bomb threats to Montgomery High School

MONTGOMERY, La. (WNTZ) – The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office swiftly responded to a reported bomb threat at Montgomery High School. Through investigation, authorities identified and apprehended the individual allegedly responsible for the threat.

Derryon Baines, an 18-year-old resident of Colfax, has been taken into custody and is facing charges of Terrorizing.

The prompt actions of law enforcement have brought this situation to a resolution, ensuring the safety and security of the school and its students. Further details on the incident are anticipated to emerge as the investigation continues.

NOTE: Individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, upholding the principles of fairness and justice.

MONTGOMERY, La. – (WNTZ) – A bomb threat at Montgomery High School triggered a swift response today, leading to a temporary evacuation of students in accordance with the school’s evacuation plan. The incident, though concerning, was effectively addressed by local law enforcement authorities.

The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office was immediately alerted to the situation and dispatched personnel to the school to ensure the safety of all students and staff. Following a thorough search of the premises, Montgomery High School was declared safe and secure.

After the school was cleared, students were permitted to return to their classes without further disruptions. In a positive turn of events, local law enforcement succeeded in making an arrest in connection with the bomb threat, ensuring swift justice for the responsible party.

The authorities have not disclosed the identity of the arrested individual at this time, as the investigation is ongoing. The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of maintaining a safe environment within educational institutions.

The Montgomery High School administration, the Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office, and local law enforcement agencies have all played crucial roles in resolving this situation efficiently and ensuring the safety of students, staff, and the community.

As more details emerge in this case, the authorities will continue to work diligently to ensure the security and well-being of all Montgomery High School students and staff.