(WDEF) East Ridge Police responded to a traffic crash on the campus of East Ridge High School on the first day of the new school year.
During the initial traffic investigation Eric Johnson, one of the drivers involved, was found to have prohibited edged weapons in his vehicle. A fixed blade survival knife was observed in the vehicle by a school administrator. Johnson was also found to be in possession of a folding pocket knife.
He was arrested and charged with possessing a weapon on school grounds.