James Workman Middle School Kids Received a Video With Guns; a Father and a 12-year-old Were Apprehended!

Police say that a 12-year-old middle school student in Coachella Valley was taken into custody Wednesday morning after he threatened his classmates.

The Cathedral City Police Department said that the boy sent a video to other James Workman Middle School students in which he made threats and showed several guns.

Officers got a search warrant and went to the boy’s house in the 67700 block of Verona Road. There, they found several weapons. Since the house was close to Rio Vista Elementary School, police asked for a temporary lockdown to keep everyone safe.

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Roman Rodriguez, the boy’s father, was arrested for putting the child in danger, being a felon in possession of a gun, having an illegal rifle, and having guns that were not registered. He was taken to the Riverside County Jail in Indio, which is in that county.

The boy was arrested for making threats against other people and sent to the Indio Juvenile Hall.

In a statement, police said, “The department wants to remind and encourage parents to monitor their child’s activity on their cellular phones, social media accounts and gaming apps with chat features,” “Parents should regularly check the contents, including pictures and videos, on their child’s cellular phone.”

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