L.A. NOW

Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Man allegedly wrote of killing children, 'Dark Knight' massacre

Approximate location of incident shown in black

A Valencia man was arrested Monday after allegedly writing a blog post mentioning "The Dark Knight" movie theater shooting in Colorado and saying he would not mind killing kids.

The Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's station was notified of the alleged comments by authorities in Bristol, Conn., who had linked the suspect to a residence in the 23000 block of Edenton Place, which overlooks Santa Clarita Elementary and Arroyo Seco Junior High, according to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department statement.

The station’s juvenile intervention team alerted the schools and conducted surveillance of the residence while detectives obtained a search warrant, the statement said.

The suspect was booked at the Santa Clarita Valley station on suspicion of making terrorist threats. Several firearms were found in the home.

Detectives remain in contact with Bristol police and Yale University police, the statement said. The department did not say what the suspect’s connection was, if any, with Yale or the city of Bristol.

ALSO:

Local Muslim, Coptic leaders condemn violent protests

Space shuttle Endeavour's departure delayed another day

Ex-U.S. swim coach ignored misconduct allegations, suit says

-- Corina Knoll

Image: Approximate location of incident shown in black. Credit: Los Angeles Times Mapping L.A.

 
Comments () | Archives (0)

Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...

Video

About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.

Categories




Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: