Altercation closes Walker school for rest of the week
Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a
request for assistance from the Walker High School. Officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Walker
Police Department, Leech Lake Tribal Police, Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, MN State Patrol and MN DNR
responded to the scene. Upon arrival, officers found students involved in disruptive behavior resulting from
an altercation at the school.
Four juveniles were taken into custody and transported to the Northwest Juvenile Center, pending formal
charges. One officer was assaulted during the incident. No staff or students were injured. This incident
remains under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Law Enforcement is working with the school
to ensure the safety of the students and faculty.