DCJHS student charged with possession of drugs and firearm

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DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — A 14-year-old Dawson County Junior High School student was arrested today (Apr. 13) and charged with possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm during the commission of crime.

Sources close to the sheriff’s office say the firearm and prescription drugs were found in the youth’s backpack before he arrived at school. The student is being held in the regional detention center.

No other details were immediately available. A post on the Dawson County School System said  the School District is working with the Sheriff’s Office to assist as needed.

Fetch Your News will have more details on this developing story as they become available.

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