Facebook threat lands Center High School student in jail, newspaper reports

CENTER, Colo. - A threatening post on Facebook about a school "massacre" resulted in the arrest of an 18-year-old Center High School student, The Valley Courier reported Thursday.

The newspaper identified the student as Dyland Chencho Garcia-Santa Cruz and reported that he was arrested Tuesday night.

Center Consolidated School District Superintendent George Welsh told the newspaper that Garcia-Santa Cruz will remain in custody pending further investigation.  The Saguache County district attorney is considering felony charges pending the outcome of the investigation, according to the report.

The teen is alleged to have written in a Facebook chat, responding to another student who said he was going to leave:  "yeah but if u do im gunna do a massacre in that school like in massachussets juz watch if u leave," Garcia-Santa Cruz wrote, according to the screen shot. "u know im crazy enough to do it ..."

Police were continuing their investigation.


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