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Two arrested in connection with threat at Porter schools

Posted at 12:40 PM, Aug 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-28 05:13:17-04

WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. -- Two people have been arrested in connection with a threat involving students at Porter Consolidated Schools.

Wagoner County Sheriff's Office deputies responded Friday in connection with the incident. A concerned student says two people were possibly planning to commit an act of violence at the school after seeing a social media post. 

The suspects posted a photo on Instagram, holding what appeared to be a shotgun, and wrote "don't think this is a threat, it's a warning."

Deputies arrested Dillan Lamb, along with a juvenile suspect.

"I think it’s good they took it so seriously," Porter parent, Kelci Hale, said. "Other kids need to look at that and see you can ruin your whole life by making one post."

Deputies said the suspect was upset with the victim because the suspect had been caught smoking cigarettes by school staff. 

Lamb is being held on a $100,000 bail. The juvenile was taken to a juvenile holding facility.

 Porter Schools said there was never a gun on campus and the social media post never directly threatened the school, students or staff.

"You think this is a small community," Hale said. "Everybody knows everybody and that your kids are safe. It’s easy to think that won’t happen to our kids in our community, but it can happen anywhere."

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