Carver County Sheriff’s Office investigating threat at Watertown-Mayer High School

WATERTOWN, MN – Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported that sheriff’s deputies responded to a threats complaint at Watertown-Mayer High School March 2 at about 10:49 a.m. A student reported another student had made in-direct threats toward the student body sometime the previous week. School officials, when notified, immediately reported the matter to sheriff’s deputies for investigation.
Sheriff’s deputies investigated the matter. The subject of the investigation, a juvenile male, will not be allowed to return to school until the investigation(s) is complete.
Sheriff’s deputies were in and around the school most of Friday, March 2 and will be present Monday, March 5 as a precaution. Communicated threats of violence, even when the person is not serious, can be very disturbing, terrorizing to others, and disruptive. The Sheriff’s Office takes these matters seriously by investigating these allegations thoroughly and pursuing prosecution of offenders.
This matter remains under investigation by the Carver County Sheriff’s Office and Watertown- Mayer school officials.
Anyone who needs assistance from police, fire or medical personnel should call 9-1-1. Anyone with information related to this incident or any crime is asked to contact the Carver County Sheriff’s Office at 952-361-1231or use the tip line 952- 361-1224. The tip form is at

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