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Suspect In Custody After Threatening To Attack La Porte Schools

A man has been arrested after allegedly threatening to attack several La Porte elementary schools today.

The suspect was arrested this afternoon at a Holiday Inn on Highway 146 after FBI investigators tracked his cell phone. The man earlier had allegedly called in the threat to the La Porte police department.

A shelter-in place was called at the La Porte district’s seven elementary schools while authorities investigated the threat. The schools later re-opened without incident.   



Jack Williams

Jack Williams

News Director and Afternoon Host

Jack Williams is HPM’s news director and afternoon host on News 88.7. He’s been with the organization since 2000, including stints as a reporter and news anchor. Jack leads the largest public radio newsroom in Texas and has overseen significant growth in HPM’s news division since he became news director...

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