April 25, 2018

Covington: Investigation Leads to 13-Year-Old Arrest

Chief Tim Lentz announces that the Covington Police Department has made an arrest in relation to the suspicious chemical incident at William Pitcher Jr. High School. Evidence collected at the scene was consistent with materials commonly used to manufacture a bomb.
As a result, Covington Police officers have arrested a 13-year old juvenile, who is suspected of bringing the chemicals to school. The juvenile was charged with one count of Manufacture and Possession of a Bomb, and subsequently booked into the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center.
This is believed to be an isolated incident, and officials are confident there is NO THREAT TO PUBLIC SAFETY. As this is an ongoing investigation, no further details are available at this time.

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