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A 15 year old Valparaiso High School student was arrested today after making a bomb threat of explosive devices hidden at the high school on Wednesday. Valparaiso Police Sgt. Michael Grennes told the Region News Team they received an anonymous tip through the department's TIP-411 program which he said worked out great with this investigation because it provided information regarding a possible suspect.
Sgt. Grennes says police interviewed the 15 year old, who admitted her involvement, which was due to her wanting to get out of a test. The 15 year old is charged with false informing and criminal recklessness and was transported to the Porter County Juvenile Center.
Sgt. Grennes says to provide an anonymous tip using the department's TIP-411 program just use use your phone and dial 847-411 and before you put your tip in, put in the keyword: Valpo, and then send the anonymous tip.
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