Suspects Arrested in Two Anaheim School Threats - NBC Southern California

Suspects Arrested in Two Anaheim School Threats

Two threats received over the weekend were posted via the OGLE app, police said

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    A sophomore and a former student of Loara High School in Anaheim were arrested last week in connection to separate anonymous online threats made to the school. Rick Montanez reports for NBC4 News at Noon on Monday, March 28, 2016. (Published Monday, March 28, 2016) (Published Monday, March 28, 2016)

    Suspects, including a 15-year-old boy, were arrested in two separate school threats during the weekend in Orange County.

    The first case involved a threat received late Friday afternoon to Loara High School in Anaheim. A 15-year-old student at the high school was arrested, accused of using the OGLE app to issue the threat.

    No weapons were found at the student's residence, according to Anaheim police. The suspect was booked at Orange County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of making criminal threats.

    On Saturday night, officials at the same high school notified authorities of a second threat via the same app. An 18-year-old Anaheim resident was arrested after a traffic stop early Sunday, when two loaded handguns were recoved in the vehicle, according to police.

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    Miguel Meza was arrested on suspicion making criminal threats and possession of loaded handguns. A passenger in the car, a 23-year-old Anaheim man, was arrested during the investigation for possession of loaded handguns and probation violations, but it was not immediately clear whether he was connected to the threat.

    Meza was identified by police as a former student with gang ties.

    "We have to take these things seriously, and people need to understand they can't make these kinds of threats," said Sgt. Daron Wyatt, of the Anaheim Police Department. "We will prosecute, even if it is a hoax."

    Class was in session Monday at the high school.

    OGLE is a campus-oriented platform that serves as a forum for classmates to share messages, videos and images.

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