MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Lauderdale Lakes Middle School front desk attendant has been arrested for making bomb threats to area schools.
Detectives said it happened at approximately 9:34 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, when a tip was received indicating that there were bombs on the campuses of Lauderdale Lakes Middle School and Boyd H. Anderson High School.READ MORE: Jimmy Butler Scores 41, Heat Take Game 1 From Celtics 118-107
BSO deputies, along with BSO’s Threat Management Unit detectives, responded to the schools to investigate.
Later that day, at approximately 1:02 p.m., another tip was received which read “Imma shoot up Lauderdale Lakes Middle School and Boyd Anderson’s school. This is not a joke.”
Police would later identify Patrick Jean as the suspect in both threats.READ MORE: MDFR Identifies "Voice In The Rubble" Victim
Jean was arrested Wednesday at Lauderdale Lakes Middle School.
Police said Jean admitted to making threats in a post-Miranda confession.
Jean is currently being held at the BSO Main Jail.MORE NEWS: Opera Singer, Fashion Designer Radmila Lolly Thrills Miami Heat Fans With Custom-Designed Ball Gowns
Authorities said Jean faces two counts of threats to discharge a destructive device and two counts of written threats to kill or conduct a mass shooting.