Note Found at Palatka High School Insinuates Threat


Palatka, FL: On Friday, February 10TH an inappropriate written comment was found at Palatka High School. The message could be interpreted as a threat of violence to occur on Monday. The Sheriff’s Office and Putnam County School District are treating the message as such out of an abundance of caution. No specific manner of carrying out the possible threat was mentioned. Sheriff DeLoach and Superintendent Surrency are in communication over the weekend and are working to coordinate efforts to ensure the safety of the students and staff of Palatka High School. Sheriff’s DeLoach has ordered PCSO personnel to adhere to established protocols for such circumstances. Parents, students and staff will notice an enhanced law enforcement presence at PHS on Monday.


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