PCPD Chief Don Bohon Makes Statement After Juveniles Taken Into Custody

Beverly Cantrell - September 30, 2021 6:38 am

Police Chief Don Bohon

September 29, 2021
From Ponca City Police Chief Don Bohon:
In an effort to clarify a large amount of rumors and misinformation I have heard this afternoon and evening,
I would like to make it clear that no weapons were found on the High School campus during this afternoon’s event.
The lockdown and Law Enforcement response were initiated based on threats against the school, made by a person who was not on the campus.

(original story)

Ponca City Police Department- Wednesday, September 29, at 1:03 pm the Ponca City Police Department and the Ponca City High School became aware of a threat against Ponca City Senior High School, made by a person who was not at the school.

The High School was locked down and Ponca City Police, the Kay County Sheriff’s Office, O.S.B.I., and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded, and established a perimeter, while officers quickly investigate.

Captain Kevin L. Jeffries, Patrol Division with PCPD, says based on the information gathered, a juvenile male was taken into custody in Newkirk by the Kay County Sheriff’s Office at 1:47 pm.

After further investigation, another juvenile male was taken into custody at the High School to be questioned about knowledge of the threats.


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