Cathedral City Police Department Press Release

Press Release 2306C-0216, Arrest for Terrorist Threats

Date: June 2, 2023

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: Cathedral City Police Department (760) 770-0300

Issuing Employee: Sergeant Nate Hanley
Type of Case: Terrorist threats / 2306C-0216

Date/Time Reported: June 2, 2023, at 0630 hours.
Location of Occurrence: Cathedral City High School, 69250 Dinah Shore Drive, Cathedral City


Name: Withheld (Juvenile)
Age: 16
City of Residence: Cathedral City. CA

Synopsis of Incident:

On June 2, 2023, at about 0630 hours, Cathedral City Police Department received a tip reference a juvenile making threats to shoot students at Cathedral City High School. Cathedral City Police School Resource Officer and Detectives investigated the information and were able to locate and arrest the juvenile for making terrorist threats against the school. No weapons were located nor involved in the threats, and no specific students were directly named or threatened in this case.

The arrestee was a 16-year-old Cathedral City resident and student at the High School. The arrestee’s information is being withheld due to the fact they are a juvenile. Cathedral City Police Department would like to thank the community members who provided information in this matter.

If you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact the Cathedral City Police Department at (760) 770-0300; or via the Cathedral City Police Department website at:; or email You may also report information anonymously through Coachella Valley Crime Stoppers, by calling (760) 341-STOP; or through the WeTip hotline at: 1-(800)-78-CRIME or Some tip information may qualify for a cash reward.

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