HCSO SRO Arrests Student at East Ridge High School – Firearm Recovered
Hamilton County, TN – Earlier this afternoon at approximately 2:00 pm, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to East Ridge High School was contacted by the Hamilton County Juvenile Court regarding a student with active attachments for Probation Violation and Unruly Conduct.
The SRO made contact with the student in question and after searching their person, a loaded handgun (Glock) was found in the student’s pants.
The student was arrested and was charged with the following in addition to the attachments listed above from Juvenile Court:
• Possession of a Firearm on School Property
• Contraband in a Penal Institution
As this incident involves a juvenile, no further details will be released.