11/15/2017

STUDENT ARRESTED FOR BRINGING REPLICA BB GUN TO SCHOOL

 

On Tuesday, November 14th, at about 1:00 pm, Kingman Police arrested an 11-year-old 4th-grade student on felony charges of Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing an Educational Facility and misdemeanor Weapons Misconduct. 

On Tuesday, November 14th, at about 1:00 pm, Kingman Police arrested an 11-year-old 4th-grade student on felony charges of Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing an Educational Facility and misdemeanor Weapons Misconduct. The investigation began when school officials at Desert Willow Elementary School (3700 block of Prospector St.) were notified that a student had been displaying a BB gun to other students. School officials immediately contact KPD who responded and made contact with the student, at which time it was confirmed that the BB gun was a replica handgun. The investigation determined that the student had brought the replica BB gun to school in his backpack and had shown it to numerous students, several of whom reported it to school officials. Investigators determined that the student made statements and was acting in a manner to show off to fellow students. The student, who has had ongoing disciplinary issues, was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Juvenile Detention Facility. The Kingman Unified School District and Desert Willow Elementary School are handling the situation in accordance with school and district policies.