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: Cyclist Killed In Overnight Hit And Run In Kendall
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: Two Injured In Shooting At Fort Lauderdale Business
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: Miami Weather: Partly To Mostly Cloudy, Passing Afternoon Storms
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.