Suspect Arrested for making a fake threat to a local school.

On June 1st at 2:43 pm, officers were dispatched to West Oso Elementary for a shooting in progress. Officers quickly responded and determined that no shooting occurred. MetroCom personnel were able to find an address associated with the caller. Officers went to the area of 4200 Dryer Circle and made contact with the female suspect. Officers arrested the 57-year-old Carmen Mendoza for terroristic threats.

We want to reassure the public that we take these threats seriously and if found to be a hoax we will file charges to the fullest extent of the law.

Carmen Mendoza