On Monday afternoon, 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 Glock handgun 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.