Thursday, March 16, 2006

Two students arrested Thursday

Montgomery Advertiser
On Thursday two Montgomery Public Schools students were arrested.

Dean McWhorter, 18, of 323 Columbia Ave., was arrested on the campus of Sidney Lanier High School and charged with possession of marijuana.

According to a Montgomery police report at 10:30 a.m. McWhorter “was found in possession of a clear plastic bag containing a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana” while on the school’s campus.

Montgomery Public School spokesman Tom Salter confirmed that there was a sweep conducted on Lanier’s campus on Thursday, but could not provide information on McWhorter because he had been identified by police.

Also Thursday, a Halcyon Elementary School student was found to be in possession of a 3-inch hunting knife.

According to a police report the 10-year-old boy was found with the knife at 7:35 a.m. It was not used in a threatening manner.

He was arrested an released to his parents. Salter said the boy was suspended for one day.

No comments: