The former Gunnison Watershed RE1J School District employee accused of making threats which led to area schools’ placement on “lock out” late last year has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

Former district psychologist Patrick Robinson late Tuesday entered the guilty plea to interfering with school by denying access, a Class 3 misdemeanor. He originally faced a Class 1 misdemeanor count of interference with staff, facility or students of educational institutions, court documents show.

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