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Adelanto High School Teen Arrested for Threatening Security Officer

ADELANTO, CA:(– A 16-year-old male juvenile was arrested after threatening a security officer at Adelanto high School, authorities said.

On Thursday, October 6, 2016, Deputy John Hayes from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, assigned to the Adelanto High School as a School Resource Officer, was notified of a student threatening a security officer at Adelanto High School.

Deputy Hayes responded to the school and made contact with the suspect, a student at the high school.

The juvenile fled on foot from Deputy Hayes in an eastward direction, towards Bradach Elementary School. Due to the threats that were made to the security officer, Bradach Elementary was asked to put the school on lockdown.

Deputy Hayes continued to pursue the juvenile and eventually caught him in a residential area near Bradach Elementary. The juvenile male was taken into custody and transported to High Desert Juvenile Detention Center for booking.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Deputy John Hayes at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at (760) 552-6801. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at

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