Police arrest man who is believed to be involved in Eau Claire school threat

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. -- A Berrien County Sheriff's Deputy arrested a 32-year-old man Wednesday. Deputies believe the suspect is the man who called dispatch about a shooting threat in Eau Claire High School on September 7th. 

A sheriff's deputy stopped 32-year-old Justin Bashore on Napier Avenue just before 8 p.m. 

Bashore was arrested and booked in the county jail for the following warrants: 

  • False Reporting
  • Resisting and Obstructing 
  • Friend of the Court
  • Domestic Violence
  • Friend of the Court

Berrien County Sheriff's Department was investigating the September 7th incident, where Berrien County dispatch received a 911 call in regards to a teenage male with a rifle in the Eau Claire High School bathroom. 

Police surrounded and searched the school discovering there was no one in the building and the caller made a false repo

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