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North Iredell High student charged with communicating false threats against school

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A North Iredell High student accused of making a threat to the school Wednesday night has been arrested.

The Iredell County Sheriff Office says 18-year-old Jared Neil Mecimore reportedly took a picture holding a rifle with the caption “don’t come to school tomorrow.” Deputies say this photo then began circulating on social media.

Upon interviewing Mecimore, deputies determined the photo to be a false threat.  

Mecimore was charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property. He is being held in the Iredell County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

Deputies released this statement: 

“The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office takes all threats involving our youth and schools very seriously, and take a stern stance against these threats, idle or not.”

The Iredell County School System notified parents this morning information about the false threat.

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