Middle school student charged in Monday weapon incident


According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, a 13-year-old male Rehoboth Road Middle School student was on Monday, Jan. 9, charged with possessing a weapon on school property.

The teen was observed by other students carrying a knife. The students notified a school administrator who conducted the initial investigation. The administrator notified School Resource Officer (SRO) Deputy Eraste Trahan.

The student was taken into custody by Trahan and charged with possessing a weapon on school property.

The knife was described a folding style with a three-inch blade. No students were harmed or confronted, and the juvenile was released to the custody of his parents.

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