No Credible Evidence Found in School Threat
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office and V.B. Glencoe Charter School Administration announced that a potential threat of violence at V.B. Glencoe Charter School is being investigated. At this time, deputies and school administration have found no credible evidence to substantiate the threat.
On Friday, August 26, 2022, Vice Principal Brandan Trahan contacted the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office regarding a note that was found on the campus of V.B. Glencoe Charter School making threatening remarks. Deputies and school administration began an investigation; however, no credible evidence has been found regarding the threat.
Additional security measures have been put in place in response to the situation.
"I want to reassure the V.B. Glencoe Charter School community that we are working closely with Director Loren Decuir and Vice Principal Brendan Trahan to ensure the safety of the students and faculty," said Chief Deputy Gary Driskell. "Any threat of this nature is considered credible until proven otherwise, and we will fully investigate all threats that arise."
As the investigation continues, anyone with any information about the possible origin of this incident is encouraged to contact the SMPSO at (337) 828-1960 or send crime a tip through the SMPSO website at https://www.stmaryso.com/crime-tips.
Public Information Officer
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office