DeSoto deputies arrested a Longansport High student yesterday. Late in the evening hours of April 16, 2018, DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an incident that occurred at the Logansport High School in reference to a student who was verbally heard making threats. An investigation was launched and ultimately resulted in the arrest of Dalton Leggett 18 years old of Mansfield, LA. Mr. Leggett was arrested and booked on one count of Terrorizing and is currently being held at the DeSoto Parish Detention Center.
Sheriff Richardson and the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office take all reports regarding violence on any of the school campuses seriously. We want to assure all of the parents, children, and staff that the matter was handled in a timely manner and that no one was in danger. The investigation is on-going and more information may be released at a later date.