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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-393

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 1, 2018
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    10th Grade Student Found With Firearm In Car

    He was charged with Possessing a Firearm on school property.
    • Monday
    • April 30, 2018
    • Time: 12:45 PM
    • Kids Community College Charter School
    • 10550 Johanna Avenue
    • Riverview, Florida


    16-year-old white male


    Florida Statute: 790.115 (2)(c)1 Possessing or Discharging Weapons or Firearms at a School-Sponsored Event or on School Property


    On April 30, 2018, at approximately 12:45 p.m., the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office arrested a 16-year-old with a gun in the trunk of his vehicle at Kids Community College Charter School located at 10550 Johanna Avenue in Riverview. Deputies responded to the school after the Principal received an email advising one of his students had a gun in the trunk of his vehicle. The Principal confronted the young man about the gun and he admitted to having the weapon. A search of his trunk revealed an unloaded Century Arms 9mm, semi-automatic handgun. The student was arrested, charged with possessing a firearm on school Property and transported to the Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center.

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