Lake Havasu City man arrested after posting school threat on social media

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(Source: Lake Havasu City Police Department) (Source: Lake Havasu City Police Department)
LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Lake Havasu City Police Department arrested an 18-year-old man after he was accused of posting a school threat on social media. 

According to Lake Havasu City police, they received tips that Charles D. Castanon-Pope posted school threats online.

[MUGSHOT: Charles D. Castanon-Pope]

On his social media page, Castanon-Pope posted a picture of weapons displayed in a gun store with the caption “Time to go to school," police say. 

Police arrested Castanon-Pope on March 3. He was charged with making a terroristic threat.

Police say the threat was not connected to the arrest of a 16-year-old Lake Havasu High School student early Friday morning.

Authorities say that Castanon-Pope is not currently a student and that no direct threat was made to any specific school.

Castanton-Pope did not own any firearms and there was no plan to follow through on the threat, according to Lake Havasu City police. 

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