Police activity triggers modified lockdown Thursday at Lacey school

Lacey Elementary School in Lacey went through a brief “modified lockdown” Thursday while police searched the area for a suicidal person, according to a post on North Thurston Public Schools’ Facebook page. During the procedure — which was a precautionary measure based on recommendations from law enforcement — the school’s outside doors were locked, but classes proceeded as usual, according to the post. Police apprehended the person of interest within 30 minutes.