GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. — Police found a handgun and narcotics after searching a student’s vehicle at Gloucester High School. Police received a tip that led them to the car Wednesday.
“The School Resource Officer assigned to the high school immediately began an investigation into the situation after receiving the tip,” a Gloucester Police spokesman said. “During a search of the student’s vehicle, the School Resource Officer discovered that the student was in fact in possession of the handgun and narcotics while on school property.”
The 17-year-old student was arrested and charged with Possession of Handgun while on school property and Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana.
“The senior was taken into Sheriff’s Office custody and turned over to Juvenile Intake for processing and relevant charges are being referred to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for prosecution,” the police spokesman said.