UPDATE: 4:01 p.m.
MINERAL COUNTY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- News 4 has confirmed that the student who made a threat against a Mineral County teacher is in police custody.
According to Mineral County Sheriff Stewart Handte said the student was booked into the Carson City Juvenile Detention Facility. Because the student is a juvenile, Handte cannot release the name.
Original: 11:54 a.m.
MINERAL COUNTY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Mineral County School District and police are investigating a threat made toward a Mineral County school teacher.
Mineral County School District Superintendent Chris Schultz said threats are taken very seriously and precautions are being implemented to protect students and staff.
Mineral County Sheriff Stewart Handte said the report was filed yesterday, and it was taken immediately to the District Attorney’s Office to investigate. Handte said the incident popped up on Facebook on March 28.
Handte said the student is no longer in school, but he cannot release his name because the student is a juvenile. The sheriff also said that the threat was "very specific." Handte is going to be meeting with the students at the school on Friday to talk about threats and social media.