The Yuba City High School counselor was arrested after threatening a coach in Marysville

Marysville police arrested a school counselor Tuesday morning for sending threatening messages containing racist and homophobic language to two coaches at another high school. Todd Tyler was arrested on charges of making criminal threats, making hate speech with threats and carrying a concealed gun in his car, Marysville Police said. He had a loaded pistol in the center console of his car when an officer pulled Tyler over to arrest him, authorities said. Police said Tyler left multiple voicemails for two coaches on the Marysville High School varsity softball team. “Tyler appeared upset with the coaches over his child’s position in a game,” police said. “It’s just so sad. It’s really sad,” said Maurice Clavelle, one of the coaches, who received the voicemails 20 phone calls and about 10 voicemails in which Tyler made threats, using lots of profanity and even racial slurs once. “We were speechless, eh, is that real? That’s coming out of his mouth?” said Maurice’s wife Michelle Clavelle. In part of a voicemail Clavelle shared with KCRA 3, a man can be heard saying, “So, just understand, I’m coming to get you. I’m looking forward to it, looking forward to it To split your face in half, look forward to proving what a failure you are and I said so on the phone. I’ll have fun with you, Mo. I’ll track you down. “Tyler is a counselor at Yuba City High School, according to the school’s website. “This man shouldn’t be working for a school district. Period,” Maurice Clavelle told Internal Investigations. The district submitted the following statement: “The acts described, the led to the arrest are reprehensible and deeply disturbing. They are totally at odds with who we are as a school district and as educators. Any action that challenges the suitability of a staff member to guide our students is something we do We wish it very seriously We have taken immediate steps to ensure the safety of our school and our students while the matter is investigated.

Marysville police arrested a school counselor Tuesday morning for sending threatening messages containing racist and homophobic language to two coaches at another high school.

Todd Tyler was arrested on charges of making criminal threats, making hate speech using threats and carrying a concealed gun in his car, the Marysville Police Department said. He had a loaded pistol in the center console of his car when an officer pulled Tyler over to arrest him, authorities said.

Police said Tyler left multiple voicemails for two coaches on the Marysville High School varsity softball team.

“Tyler appeared upset with the coaches about his child’s position in a game,” police said.

“It’s just so sad. It’s really sad,” said Maurice Clavelle, one of the coaches who received the voicemails.

He said he received nearly 20 calls and about 10 voicemails in which Tyler made threats, using a lot of profanity and even a racial slur at one point.

“Words failed us, like, is this real? That’s coming out of his mouth?” said Maurice’s wife, Michelle Clavelle.

In part of a voicemail Clavelle shared with KCRA 3, a man can be heard saying, “Well, see, I’ll come get you. I’m excited, excited to split your face in half, excited to prove what a loser you are, and I said so on the phone. I’ll have fun with you Mo. I’ll track you down.”

Tyler is a counselor at Yuba City High School, according to the school’s website.

“This man shouldn’t be working for a school district. Period,” said Maurice Clavelle.

The Yuba City Unified School District said Tyler is on administrative leave pending the outcome of law enforcement and the internal investigation.

The district submitted the following statement:

“The actions described that led to the arrest are reprehensible and deeply disturbing. They are completely at odds with who we are as a school district and as educators. Any action that compromises the suitability of a staff member to guide our students is something we take very seriously. We have taken immediate action to ensure the safety of our school and our students while the matter is investigated.”

Tyler is being held in the Yuba County jail on $150,000 bail pending future trials, police said.

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