October 24-- On October 18, 2019, the GBI charged two juveniles with False Report of a Crime and Disruption of a Public School. These charges stemmed from a school threat that was reported on October 9, 2019 involving Wheeler County Middle/High School.
On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Eastman field office was requested by the Wheeler County Sheriff’s Office to conduct an investigation into the threat of violence at the Wheeler County Middle/High School. Through investigative activities that included information obtained from interviews, the threats were determined to originate from two juvenile offenders.
The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the GBI Eastman office at 478-374-6988.