- Associated Press - Thursday, March 22, 2018

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A University of Georgia student is accused of leaving a loaded handgun at a campus bus stop.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports that university police say 21-year-old Jasmine Aris Starnes was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct.

A campus police report says a graduate student leaving his lab in the early morning found the gun lying in plain sight in a planter earlier this month. Police say the weapon’s magazine held six 9mm hollow-point rounds, though no bullet was in its chamber.

It’s unclear whether Starnes had a permit to carry a weapon in a school safety zone.

She was released on $1,500 bond. It’s unclear whether she has a lawyer.


Information from: Athens Banner-Herald, http://www.onlineathens.com

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