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Troopers: Student Found With A Handgun At Caesar Rodney High School

Camden–  The Delaware State Police have arrested a 15-year-old Magnolia teen after he was found in possession of a handgun while on school property, according to Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe.

Jaffe said the incident occurred on January 21, 2020, at approximately 10:10 a.m., at the Caesar Rodney High School, located at 239 Old North Road, Camden.  The teen was contacted by the School Administrators due to an unrelated school policy violation when he advised them that he was in possession of a handgun, according to Jaffe.  The School Administrators immediately contacted the School Resource Officer.

A search of the teen’s backpack led to the discovery of an unloaded 9mm Glock handgun.  Additionally, a fully loaded magazine was located on the teen’s person.

The teen was taken into custody without incident and transported back to Troop 3 where he was charged with:

  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon A Firearm
  • Possession of a Weapon in a Safe School Zone

He was arraigned before the Kent County Family Court and released on unsecured bond to a guardian.

 

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