Santa Cruz County deputies initiated a school lockdown Monday after discovering a man on a college campus who had made death threats towards students and employees, sheriff’s officials said. Deputies learned Friday that Nigel Self made death threats towards students, employees and officials of Cabrillo College, at 6500 Soquel Drive, in Aptos. Self, 45, was a student of the college and involved in an ongoing argument with college officials, deputies said. At around noon Monday, deputies learned that Self was on the campus and feared he would attempt to carry out his threats. Deputies immediately locked all classrooms for safety purposes, sheriff’s officials said. Deputies located Self within ten minutes and he was taken into custody without incident, sheriff’s officials said. The investigation is ongoing.
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