“The information we received caused us to return to Dorchester County and immediately take the following steps,” Phillips said. “A K-9 sweep was conducted at the Mace’s Lane School looking for explosive devices and other weapons. A secondary search was performed by police and school officials looking for suspicious packages or other items. Both of these searches were negative.”
“The residence of the teacher in Wicomico County was searched by personnel,” Phillips said, with no weapons found, reports WBOC.”A further check of Maryland State Police databases also proved to be negative as to any weapons registered to him. McLaw was suspended by the Dorchester County Board of Education pending an investigation and is no longer in the area. He is currently at a location known to law enforcement and does not currently have the ability to travel anywhere.”
McLaw is not allowed to step foot on any Dorchester County or Wicomico County properties, as well as the Delmar School District, reports WBOC.com. Police presence will remain at the school indefinitely.
“There will be a Cambridge Police Department presence at Mace’s Lane middle school for as long as we deem it necessary,” said Dorchester County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Henry Wagner.