Inarajan Middle School placed on lockdown

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Guam – For over two hours Inarajan Middle school was placed on lock down, as a result of a possible threat.

Information indicating that a bullet was on school grounds, prompted the lock down of the middle school campus at 10 this morning (Weds). Students, staff and teachers sheltered in place as the campus was searched. According to GDOE Public Information officer Isa Baza, no bullet was found and the lock down was lifted at 12:48 p.m.

This is the third lock down initiated in less than two weeks, the first lock down occurred at Tiyan High School, the lock down was later confirmed to be an active shooter drill but the fiasco created a scare within the DOE community. A day later, Southern High initiated a lock down as a result of a possibly threat of violence that was discovered on social media. A student allegedly posted words and images depicting violence, that student was searched, while nothing was found the student was removed from campus by local authorities.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.