- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

MAYVILLE, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a 16-year-old Michigan boy is facing charges after being found with a loaded gun and knives in his backpack at school.

Tuscola County Prosecutor Mark Reene says the Mayville High School student was arrested Thursday after being found with a pistol, two gun magazines and seven knives. WNEM-TV reports the student apparently had been in class at the school, located about 65 miles north of Detroit.

The arrest came a day after Reene said the student made a verbal threat to harm another student. That student told a school staffer.

WLEW-AM reports charges include carrying concealed weapons, carrying weapons with unlawful intent and having weapons in a school zone. The student, whose name wasn’t released, in being held in juvenile detention. He’s due back in court on Wednesday.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide