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Breaking News: Suspicions of bomb in Land Park prompt Rave Alert

Members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Explosive Ordinance Detail enter their vehicle on May 5, 2018. The officers were dispatched to William Land Park after reports of an object that appeared to be a pipe bomb. The suspicious metal rod was found to be safe after the EOD Unit took X-rays. (Photo by Luis Gael Jimenez)

Luis Gael

May 9, 2018

Suspicions of a pipe bomb placed at William Land Park caused district officials to send out a Rave Alert warning students to avoid the area on Wednesday. The alert, which went out at 9:06 a.m, urged students and faculty to avoid the area around the park until “further notice” due to “emergenc...

Bomb plot suspect Kristofer Clark to be released from jail today

Former American River College student Kristofer Clark, 21, was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Oct. 8 after allegedly making a threat against the college's main campus, according to police. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

John Ferrannini and Jordan Schauberger

October 13, 2015

By Jordan Schauberger and John Ferrannini Kristofer Clark, who was arrested on Friday after allegedly threatening to “blow up” American River College, is scheduled to be released from jail later today. The District Attorney’s office decided not to immediately pursue charges on Tuesday, hours before Clark was scheduled to be arraigned. “We’ve asked the (police) agency for more inve...

Mother of bomb plot suspect after release: ‘Justice was done’

Former American River College student Kristofer Clark, 21, was booked into the Sacramento County Jail on Oct. 8 after allegedly making a threat against the college's main campus, according to police. (Photo courtesy of the Los Rios Police Department)

Barbara Harvey

October 13, 2015

Friends of the former American River College student arrested Thursday night for allegedly threatening to attack the campus took to social media to protest his innocence, days before he was released from custody Tuesday. A Facebook group titled “Truth for Kristofer Clark” had nearly 600 members...

Friends rally in support of former ARC student who allegedly threatened school

A screenshot of the Facebook group

Barbara Harvey

October 12, 2015

Update: This story has been updated to reflect that the "Truth for Kristofer Clark" Facebook group has grown to nearly 500 members as of Monday night. Friends of the former American River College student arrested Thursday night for allegedly threatening to attack the campus took to social media Friday to protest his innocence. A Facebook group titled “Truth for Kristofer Clark...

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