Incident Statement- Wednesday 5/17/23 11:00am
On Wednesday, May 17th, the Plumas Unified School District received a credible threat against C. Roy Carmichael Elementary School (CRC). Immediate action was taken by the Plumas County Sheriff and the California Highway Patrol (CHP), who promptly responded to the school site. As a precautionary measure, CRC and Portola Jr/Sr High School were placed on lockdown, and emergency protocols were immediately put into action.
After receiving clearance from law enforcement, the process of releasing students to their parents began at 10:10 am from the school cafeteria. Subsequently, students at Portola Jr/Sr High School will be released starting at 11:30 am.
As of now, an active and ongoing investigation is underway. We are closely coordinating with the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, and as soon as additional information becomes available, we will promptly share it and make a decision regarding the school's status for Thursday, May 18th.