Red Bank Middle School student charged for possession of taser

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — A Red Bank Middle School student brought a taser to school on Friday, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. They said the school resource deputy is charging the student with possession of a weapon on school property.

School personnel told the deputy about the potential taser possession just before 8 a.m.

The school resource deputy searched the student’s belongings and confirmed that the sixth grader was in possession of a taser.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy recovered the taser from the student. However, they said the student did not injure or threaten anyone.

The school resource deputy then alerted the child’s parents. The HCSO said they requested the parents pick up the student.

The charges will be filed through the Hamilton County Juvenile Court, according to the sheriff’s office.


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