A teen is arrested on suspicion of bringing a weapon to Adelanto School
A 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm while at Adelanto High School.
Victor Valley sheriff’s officials said that on Monday, Deputy M. Lewis reported information that a teen had a firearm at the school located at 15620 Joshua Road.
Officers contacted the teen in his classroom and found an unloaded semi-automatic handgun in the waistband of his pants, sheriff’s officials said.
The teen was arrested for possession of a firearm on school campus. He was booked into the High Desert Juvenile Detention and Evaluation Center in Apple Valley.
The school is part of the Victor Valley Union High School District.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Deputy M. Lewis at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Center at 760-552-6800. Callers can remain anonymous by calling We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or wetip.com.
This article originally appeared on the Victorville Daily Press: A teen is arrested on suspicion of bringing a weapon to Adelanto School