IMS student arrested for threatening an act of violence with a gun

Collier County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested an Immokalee Middle School (IMS) student Wednesday after an investigation determined that he sent a message over social media that threatened an act of violence with a gun.

The 12-year-old student is charged with written threats to kill or do bodily injury, which is a felony.

It is important to report suspicious or unusual activity to law enforcement. Anyone wishing to report suspicious activity can call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 239-252-9300, or to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477.

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