Boy arrested on suspicion of bringing gun to Rancho Cucamonga Middle School
December 14, 2017 | Administrator
A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody Wednesday after being accused of bringing a gun to a Rancho Cucamonga middle school, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said.
The boy, whose name was not released, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a handgun on a school campus, a sheriff’s news release said. He was booked into juvenile hall.
A school administrator was notified that a student brought a gun to Rancho Cucamonga Middle School, the release said. The school official alerted the Sheriff’s Department and a sheriff’s school resource officer investigated the incident.
The gun was located and the officer took possession of it, the release said. The boy was interviewed and then arrested.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Rancho Cucamonga Station at 1-909-477-2800. Those wishing to report anonymously can call the We-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME or visit the www.wetip.com.