Indian River Student Charged With Bringing Knives To School

Delaware State Police have arrested an 18-year-old student at Indian River High School in Dagsboro after two knives were located in his backpack this morning.

Officials said on Wednesday morning, at approximately 9:00, the School Resource Officer at Indian River High School, located at 29772 Armory Road in Dagsboro, was notified by school staff that they discovered a vape pen with suspected THC and two folding knives following their search of the student’s backpack police said.

The student was removed from the school and turned over to the custody of a parent, no threats were made, and no students or staff were harmed.

The student later turned himself in at Troop 4, where he was charged with Possession of a Weapon in a Safe School Zone (Felony), Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony), and Possession of Marijuana.

The student was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released after posting a $2,001 secured bond. He was also issued a no-contact order with the Indian River School District.