Investigation of Bomb Threat at Horizon Middle School Leads to Arrests

The Kearney Police Department conducted a search at Horizon Middle School in response to a bomb threat on Thursday morning.

The search led them to a student’s locker where they found a notebook with threatening information in it. This led to the KPD obtaining a search warrant for the students residence.

Four people were located in the residence, one adult and three juveniles. Officers located drugs and a handgun in the residence. Heather Love, was the adult, and she was arrested and charged with four counts of child abuse, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of marijuana concentrate, and possession of a handgun by a prohibited person.

A 13 year old boy was taken into custody as well and charged with terroristic threats regarding the threat at Horizon Middle School. He has been placed in the custody of Health and Human Services. The two other juveniles face no charges.

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