Today at 0810hrs the Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a person suspected of a recent theft, to include firearms, near Union Mine High School. The alleged theft occurred in Sacramento County. A Sheriff’s School Resource Officer (SRO) placed Union Mine High School and Charles Brown Education Center in lockdown as a precaution. Deputies located the suspect in a vehicle in the 6000 block of Pollock Avenue in El Dorado and a 14 year-old male juvenile was taken into custody. The schools were released from lockdown at about 0830hrs.
The juvenile that was taken into custody is a student at Union Mine High School. He was not on the school grounds at any time today. No firearms were located on him or in the vehicle. The vehicle however was reported as stolen out of Wilton, California.
Lt. Tom Murdoch
El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office
Operations / OES