Monrovia Man Suspected of Making Threatening Phone Calls to Local Schools Heading to Court

Gerardo Cortez allegedly made several gun threat phone calls, including the one that prompted the Santa Fe Middle School to lockdown.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
A preliminary hearing date is scheduled to be set for Gerardo Cortez, a Monrovia man suspected of making threatening phone calls to a series of Southland schools, a hospital and a police station.
Cortez was arrest in September 2013. The arrest was part of a five-agency effort to investigate threats to Santa Fe, medical facilities in West Covina, and schools in Duarte and Arcadia.

Read more about his arrest here.


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