ABC News: Teen Behind CR South Threat Had Guns

The student is in police custody, Northampton Township Police Chief Barry Pilla said.

The teen behind the threat that prompted officials to close Council Rock High School South today was in possession of guns, Action News reported.

The student is in police custody, Northampton Township Police Chief Barry Pilla said.

Two handguns were found at his home, Action News reported.

According to Superintendent Mark Klein, on Thursday evening, the district received information about a threat specific to South. No further details about the nature of the threat have been released.

Northampton Township police department conducted an investigation into the threat.

"As a precaution, Council Rock South is closed to allow the police to conduct a security sweep of the building to ensure that the school is safe for students and staff," Klein said.

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Mar December 21, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Thanks for taking this seriously. We all need to keep paying attention...
Living the Bucks Life December 21, 2012 at 03:05 PM
Post his name. Adult crime, adult time. Plaster the scumbag's name everywhere ! With a picture. Let him be harassed the rest of his gross life !
mitch December 21, 2012 at 03:17 PM
Release his name in the interest of public safety. Others may have interacted.
Kara Seymour December 21, 2012 at 03:23 PM
His name will be posted as soon as Northampton Twp police make an announcement. I am told that is happening shortly.
kyle December 21, 2012 at 03:38 PM
This is what i mean he had hand guns. So what happens after they ban assault weapons and in 2 years from now when people do the same stuff with hand guns again. The only way to stop this threat is armed security officers in plain clothes patrolling schools
Tara December 21, 2012 at 03:43 PM
Apparently there was a rumor about a student at Neshaminy carrying a gun yesterday they investigated said it was not credible....but the police have extra security at the school today...per my daughter there was supposedly a fight between a student from Neshaminy and CR and there was going to be a retaliation but they said this was all unfounded after they investigated......This crap is out of control how are we as parents supposed to go about our day and jobs when we are worried to death every day for our childrens safety
Becky Evans December 21, 2012 at 04:31 PM
Please keep in mind that mental health issues were involved in last week's incident and try to be respectful. I know this is scary, but a 14 y o. does not have the judgment skills of a 30 yo. Let's get the whole story before we throw too many stones.
NS December 21, 2012 at 05:27 PM
I am pretty sure South has armed guards.....
NS December 21, 2012 at 05:28 PM
Agreed Becky, we are after all talking about a juvenile and all of the facts are still not known.
Living the Bucks Life December 21, 2012 at 06:18 PM
Its up to parents to teach morals and respect. But then again if you don't respect your kids enough to teach the right from wrong and how to be happy, how are they supposed to respect themselves and be happy? Maybe G-d should create everyone infertile and after passing a qualification exam and only after passing successfully, should anyone be able to procreate. There's a concept.
NS December 21, 2012 at 06:33 PM
I think a German leader in the 30's and 40's had the same idea.....
MJL December 21, 2012 at 06:51 PM
Unfortunately, the last part of the brain to develop is the part that understands and governs the notion of consequence....that gets teenagers in trouble on many levels. That being said, whether a child appears normal or has a history of developmental/emotional issues, it is paramount that parents set good examples and, more importantly, pay attention to their children. Truly well grounded kids don't suddenly plot to do unspeakable things. Those acts are the culmination of other problems.
kyle December 21, 2012 at 07:08 PM
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/21/16069042-four-killed-including-gunman-in-shooting-incident-in-pennsylvania-three-troopers-injured?lite Shooting in Harrisburg, PA today as well. Out of control. ARM THE SCHOOLS!
Saw December 21, 2012 at 10:28 PM
CR South has an armed police officer in the school
Jane December 22, 2012 at 02:48 AM
well bottom line I blame the parents ....look at how their lives were going...guns and knives throughout the house along with marijuana and they resisted arrest.....doesn't sound like things were going to well in this household...and as parents? please!
Jane December 22, 2012 at 02:49 AM
Right...there were major issues at home with the lives of the parents...it's obvious! poor kid!
Jane December 22, 2012 at 02:50 AM
That's good thank God...all schools should have this
mike scotto December 26, 2012 at 10:28 PM
all schools should have armed security guards


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