FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Paradox School Threat Determined Not Credible
Contact: Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer 970-729-2028
March 21, 2017 -- (Paradox, CO) – A Norwood woman called San Miguel Sheriff’s dispatch this morning stating her relatives were in route to the Paradox school to shoot children.
Upon immediate investigation, the woman told authorities she received the information from “a personal conversation with God,” and the threat was determined NOT to be credible.
All students and staff at the school are safe. Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is handling security at the Paradox School.
The woman is being detained and will be evaluated by mental health professional.
The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office, located in Telluride, Colorado and established in 1883, serves 7,800 residents and countless visitors across the 1,288 square miles of San Miguel County. Sheriff Bill Masters has been serving as the county’s elected Sheriff since 1980