Update on Bottineau investigation

The Bottineau County Sheriff’s Department received a picture from social media on the morning of March 7, 2018. Due to the social media picture Bottineau Public Schools did not hold classes. Bottineau County Sheriff’s Department along with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, investigated the social media photograph. Law Enforcement identified the individuals associated with the social media photograph and have deemed the public to no longer be at risk.