MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (KMTR) - Wednesday morning, the Myrtle Creek Police Department was made aware of threats posted on a Facebook page belonging to Wesley Snyder, age 22 of Myrtle Creek. The threats were of a serious nature and included general threats of shooting people in the Myrtle Creek area and shooting people at Myrtle Creek area schools.
Officers notified local schools which prompted a lock-down of all schools in the South Umpqua School District. Local police and Sheriff's deputies beefed up patrols to the area schools.
At about 10:30 this morning, Snyder was contacted at his home and after a brief struggle, he was taken into custody. Snyder will be booked into the county jail on Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest charges.