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Independence High School

INDEPENDENCE, LA – October 23, 2019 – Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports that (26) Independence High School students were arrested yesterday for fighting.

The students involved were charged with misdemeanor disturbing the peace by fighting, however school officials will determine if or what consequences they will face, and if and when theymay return.

The school was subsequently placed on “lock down” which means minimal to restrictive movement on the school’s campus simply for the safety and protection of all students, facility, and staff members.

Additional sheriff’s deputies are present on the school’s campus today strictly for precautionary measures.
The TPSO would also like to thank all of the parents/guardians involved for their patience and cooperation during this investigation.