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Social media post investigated


November 6, 2020

A potentially threatening social media post by a juvenile will likely not result in any kind of formal consequences, Cloquet Patrol Commander David O’Connor told the Pine Knot News Wednesday.

The question arose after the police department posted Tuesday that the department was aware of a social media post that morning showing an individual “holding what appeared to be a handgun with a suggestive quote.” The post had been taken down by the individual already, but the police investigated, contacting the parents and learning that the pictured weapon was a BB gun. There were no direct thr...

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