17-Year-Old Student Arrested for Bringing BB Gun to School

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Delaware State Police arrested a 17-year-old student for bringing a BB gun to Sussex Central High School this morning.

On December 20, 2023, at approximately 10:13 a.m., Delaware State Police took immediate action at Sussex Central High School, located at 26026 Patriots Way in Georgetown, Delaware, by apprehending a 17-year-old student for bringing a BB gun to school. The investigation revealed that the student had been displaying the firearm to peers, alarming others by repeatedly racking the slide of the weapon.  The School Resource Officer and Constables intervened, detaining the 17-year-old.

Upon searching the student, a BB gun was discovered. Subsequently, he was transported to Troop 4 and charged with the following crimes:

  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon (Felony)
  • Possession of a Weapon in a Safe School Zone (Felony)
  • Disorderly Conduct

He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Stevenson House Detention Center on a $2001 secured bond.

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