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RACIALLY BASED THREATS BEING POSTED ON FACEBOOK - Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that more than a dozen additional deputies were present as Assumption High School students reported to classes on Wednesday morning.
The increased security was the result of numerous complaints received from the concerned parents on Tuesday regarding to racially based threats posted on the Facebook web site. Because of the violent nature of the threats, students were searched before being allowed to enter the campus.

The investigation into this matter is in progress and is expected to lead to the identification of the person(s) responsible for the postings. Increase security measures will remain in effect until the successful conclusion of the investigation.


Anyone with information concerning this matter can contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 985-526-1627 or the Communications Division at 985-369-2912.