Man accused of planting ‘school shooter’ signs in NH communities

61-year-old man accused of planting ‘school shooter’ signs in New Hampshire communities

Investigators say no credible threat identified



LEARNI.NG REPORTER: THEEW N HAMPSHIRE DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY JUST CONFIRMED TO US THAT ONE PERNSO IS IN CUSTODY AFTER MAKGIN THREATS ABOUT A POSSIBLE SCHOOL SHOORTE IN THREE SEPARATE NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITIES. 61-YEAR-OLD GUY HANSEN OF PITTSFLDIE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE SUSPECT. AUTHORITIES SAY HE W TASAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER LEAVING MULTIPLE SIGNS LIKE THIS BARNSTEAD, EPSOM AND PITTSFIELD INCLUDING SOME THAT STATED , “SCHOOL SHOOR.TE” MULTIPLE SCHOOLS INITIATED LOCKDOWNS SHORTLY AFTER THEIR DISCOVERY AND AFTER , INVESTIGATION ITS BEEN DETERMINED THERE WAS NO CREDIBLE THREATS TO ANY OF THE COMMUNITIES OR SCHOOLS. THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SAYS THIS IS A GOOD OPPORTUNITY TO REMIND CITIZENS IF THEY SEE SOMETHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY IN THEIR COMMUNITIES, TO SAY SOMETHG.IN >> IF YOU SEE THINGS THAT ARE OUT OF THE ORDINARY, SOMETHING THAT YOU MIGHT DETERMINE IS A THREAT — SOMEONE ELSE MIGHT NOT DETERMINE IT AS A THREAT BUT IF YOU DO, THEN TRUST YOUR JUDGEME ANTND MAKE THAT PHONE CALL. LET A PROFESSIONAL COME OUT TAKE A LOOK AND SEE WHAT IS GOING ON AND MAKE THEIR JUDGMENT. REPORTER: HANSON NOW FACES A FELONY CHARGE OF FALSIFYG EVIDENCE

61-year-old man accused of planting ‘school shooter’ signs in New Hampshire communities

Investigators say no credible threat identified

A 61-year-old Pittsfield man has been arrested and accused of placing “school shooter” messages scrawled on paper plates in three communities.New Hampshire State Police said Guy Hanson was charged with a felony count of falsifying physical evidence and three misdemeanors, including false report to law enforcement, false public alarm and criminal threatening.Police said Hanson allegedly placed the signs in various locations in Barnstead, Epsom and Pittsfield. Several schools initiated lockdowns as a precaution in response.Investigators said there were no credible threats to the communities or schools where the signs were found.

A 61-year-old Pittsfield man has been arrested and accused of placing “school shooter” messages scrawled on paper plates in three communities.

New Hampshire State Police said Guy Hanson was charged with a felony count of falsifying physical evidence and three misdemeanors, including false report to law enforcement, false public alarm and criminal threatening.

Police said Hanson allegedly placed the signs in various locations in Barnstead, Epsom and Pittsfield. Several schools initiated lockdowns as a precaution in response.

Investigators said there were no credible threats to the communities or schools where the signs were found.