NEW SHARON — Police have charged a 20-year-old with making threats to the North Mahaska School and a student there over Snapchat.
On Sept. 20, 2021, at approximately 9:20 p.m., the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the North Mahaska High School in reference to threats made to a student and to the school via the social media app Snapchat.
Since the date of the call, the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Muscatine Police Department, the Muscatine County Sheriff’s Office and the Mahaska County Attorney’s Office to investigate the complaint through a series of social media subpoenas and interviews.
Following the investigation, the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office filed two counts of first-degree harassment and one count of making threats of terrorism against Levi Garrett DeLong, 20, of Muscatine.
The charges were filed with the Mahaska County District court and an arrest warrant has been requested for DeLong.