The American River Current

Editorial: The Silent Treatment

(Photo illustration by Barbara Harvey)

December 1, 2015

Within the last month, your life and safety were at risk from an armed felon on campus who injured a woman and a highly contagious, deadly disease. You may not have heard about this because ARC had no plans to directly inform you until it faced intense media scrutiny. Administrators at American River...

Letter to the editor: Threat suspect convicted by the press

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)

October 19, 2015

I think it might be nice if Kristofer Clark's personal life and how its been turned upside down should be thought about also. He's been accused very publicly and convicted by the tone that the press - especially The Current and statements made by the college. The entire incident could have been handle...

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...

Former ARC student arrested for threatening to attack the campus claims innocence

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 Matthew Peirson

October 10, 2015

By John Ferrannini and Matthew Peirson After he was arrested Thursday for making what police said was a credible threat against ARC’s main campus, former ARC student Kristofer Wayne Clark, 21, protested his innocence. “I’m hoping they (the police) got my name wrong … I felt angry becau...

ARC president holds press conference after former student’s arrest

American River College President Thomas Greene spoke to the press Friday regarding the arrest of Kristofer Clark, a former ARC student, on charges of making a threat to the ARC campus. Police have not confirmed what exactly the threat was. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

John Ferrannini

October 9, 2015

American River College President Thomas Greene and Los Rios Police Capt. John McPeek held a press conference Friday afternoon after the arrest of Kristofer Clark, a former student, on charges of making a threat against the main campus. "We as an organization, as a police department, do feel that t...

ARC student arrested for threat against school, police say

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)

Matthew Peirson

October 9, 2015

After allegedly making a threat against American River College to be carried out today, former ARC student Kristofer Wayne Clark, 21, was arrested Thursday night on a felony charge of threats to commit a crime resulting in death or great bodily injury, according to an email sent to students from public...

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