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Two arrested after mom discovers alleged Facebook threats

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Posted at 1:32 PM, Apr 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-08 07:06:53-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City police arrested two juveniles Friday after they allegedly threatened to shoot a West High School student.

Police said they were notified of the alleged threats by a woman who said she read them on her son’s Facebook timeline.

School resource officers located the suspects near 220 W 300 N shortly after 2 p.m.  According to a SLCPD watch log, the suspects were found in possession of a firearm with a loaded magazine, marijuana, a large bong and an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspects were taken to juvenile detention, where they face various charges, police said.