New conditions of release placed on Akins HS threat suspect

New conditions of release have been placed on the teenager who authorities say caused a security lockdown at Akins High School.

17-year-old Alex Ramirez-Navarro had been allowed to bond out of jail without any restrictions on where he can go or prevent him from having a weapon.

School officials expressed surprise that Ramirez-Navarro only had to put up $1,500 to bond out of jail. Upon learning that Navarro's release carried no conditions school officials contacted District Attorney Margaret Moore.

DA Moore was able to get a judge to approve a motion requiring Ramirez-Navarro meet several requirements in order to keep his bond in place.

Conditions include:

  • Mental health evaluation
  • Staying at least 500 feet away from Akins High School
  • Not having a weapon on him or at his home
  • Wearing a GPS monitoring device

Investigators say Ramirez-Navarro caused a safety lockdown when he got on a bus and allegedly told a student he was going to shoot up and blow up the school. A backpack was recovered and according to court documents it contained ammunition, a loaded magazine and smoke bombs.

Ramirez-Navarro was given lawyer Jon Evans as his court appointed attorney. Evans says his client is in a place that's safe for him and the community.

All the new conditions have to be in place by February 28. Ramirez-Navarro has a court appearance set for March 1.

Up Next:

  • Popular

  • Recent


FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):


Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories