14-year-old Hawthorne girl arrested for making school bomb threat

Press release from Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

On Thursday, October 21st, deputies responded to a bomb threat that was directed at Hawthorne High School. The call came in just before regular dismissal time and deputies stood by and assisted with the dismissal.

This morning, detectives arrested Jayden Ingle, 14, of Hawthorne and charged her with making a false bomb threat and using a two-way communications device to commit a felony.

Sheriff Clovis Watson Jr. would like to reiterate his commitment to keeping schools safe and providing all investigative efforts to stop these threats. This kind of disruption has no place within our schools.