UPDATE JANUARY 3:
Eugene Police was contacted by 4J staff tonight and made aware of a continuation of the threats. They appear to have been made by the same source. Eugene Police and the FBI are continuing to investigate this.
At this point, investigators do not believe the threats are credible, but out of caution the department has been working with 4J officials to put safety protocols in place. The Eugene Police will have a presence at Churchill High School tomorrow.
Since investigators are aware of the posts, we ask the public only to call the Eugene Police Non-Emergency Line if you have direct or additional information.
The threat does not appear credible. To provide a greater sense of security, Eugene Police has staffing planned for a presence at Churchill tomorrow, as well as an officer to stop by the game tonight.
On January 1, 2024, in the evening, Eugene Police Department became aware of a Reddit post of a threat directed at Churchill High School, that reportedly will occur on January 2. The Eugene Police Department, along with the FBI, are actively investigating. The source of the threat originated from outside the state of Oregon. The Eugene Police Department has been in communication with 4J officials and safety protocols are in place. 4J school will not be in session on January 2, as it is still winter break for students. Central Lane 911 is currently being overwhelmed by calls reporting the original Reddit post. Since investigators are aware, we ask the public only to call the Eugene Police Non-Emergency Line if you have direct or additional information.
EPD Case #24-00038
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