Sheriff’s office searches upper house after reported threats
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant Thursday at a home in Superior after reporting threats to a nearby school.
Boulder County detectives served the warrant at a home in Eldorado Circle on Thursday, along with members of the Boulder County Digital Forensics Lab and the FBI.
The warrant was issued after detectives received a credible tip that an adult resident of the home had posted racially biased material and threats of violence, including a school shooting on a social media site.
The Boulder Valley School District released a statement to family and staff Thursday afternoon in response to the incident.
“Safety is a top priority in the Boulder Valley School District. Law enforcement and police presence will be increased at schools in the Superior and Louisville area, and we will ask everyone to be on heightened alert,” said the statement attributed to the gatekeeper. word of the BVSD, Randy Barber.
The district was “not aware of any direct threats to specific schools,” Barber’s statement said.
Barber’s statement also emphasized, “If you see something, say something” to a trusted adult, including a teacher, administrator or law enforcement. People can also report information via Safe2Tell at safe2tell.org or by texting or calling 877-542-7233.
Investigators recovered a handgun, along with newspapers and digital evidence from the house. Digital Forensics Lab staff will begin searching electronic devices for any additional evidence.
The sheriff’s office said no arrests had been made Thursday afternoon.
Journalist Jennifer LeDuc contributed to this story.