Teen arrested for bringing loaded handgun to Glen Oaks High School
POSTED: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 2:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 7:09pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — An 8th grader at Glen Oaks High School was arrested today for allegedly bringing a loaded gun on campus.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that a teacher saw a 15-year-old student place something in his sock at some point during the morning on Monday, April 15. A Resource Officer at the school searched the student and found a loaded .22 revolver.
Officials say the student provided no explanation for bringing the weapon to the school. It was determined that no threats were made.
The teen was arrested and charged with Illegal Carrying of a Weapon on School Property. He was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center.
Students with information concerning this incident or similar incidents are encouraged to notify a school administrator, contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at (225) 389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867. Students can also text "CS225" plus their message to CRIMES (274637).