ARVIN, Calif. - A student at Arvin High School was arrested Friday after posting a threat of violence on social media app Snapchat.
The threat, reported by a concerned student, showed a male teen displaying a rifle and threatening to harm students at Arvin High.
Officers identified a 15-year-old and conducted surveillance on the suspect's home. Around 7:10 a.m. police saw a vehicle leave the home with a juvenile matching the suspect description.
The juvenile was arrested and officers found the rifle shown in the post during a search of his home.
The rifle was determined to be a pellet gun.
The suspect was booked for making terrorist threats toward the school.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash in central Bakersfield.
The Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Section conducted a DUI and Driver's License Checkpoint Saturday night near Oak and 18th Streets.
Bakersfield police held a DUI driver's license checkpoint in the downtown area overnight.