Hamilton Police Make Arrest in School Bomb Threat

Hamilton Police continue to investigate a series of threats at ten different schools in Hamilton. 

On Thursday, June 2, 2022, the Hamilton Police were notified of a bomb threat at St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School. The threat indicated that a bomb would be detonated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022.  An investigation was entered into and as a result a 17-year-old male was identified as being responsible. 

On Monday, June 6, 2022, the male was arrested for Uttering Threats and Mischief under $5,000.

 Hamilton Police recognize the importance of school safety and how a threat of this nature can be difficult for students, staff and their families. Police take incidents like these extremely seriously and will continue to work closely with the school boards to help identify the individuals responsible and lay the appropriate criminal charges where a suspect(s) is identified. 

Hamilton Police continue to investigate. If you have any information you believe could assist police with any of these investigations, please call (905) 546-4925. 

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com