Juvenile arrested after allegedly bringing loaded gun to homecoming football game in Price

File photo: Gephardt Daily

PRICE, Utah, Sept. 28, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — A juvenile has been arrested after allegedly bringing a loaded gun to a homecoming football game in Price on Friday.

“Carbon High School homecoming game was Friday, Sept. 25,” said a news release from Carbon County Sheriff’s Office. “A student from Carbon High that attended the game had told and reportedly showed several people that he brought a gun to the game. He reportedly did not state any ill intent, only that he had it.”

The school administration worked with law enforcement, and the juvenile was apprehended without incident, the statement said. The juvenile was allegedly found to have a loaded handgun on his person.

He was placed under arrest and charged with:

  • Carrying a concealed dangerous weapon, a class A misdemeanor
  • Possession of a firearm on school premises, a class A misdemeanor
  • Possession of a dangerous weapon by a minor, a class B misdemeanor
  • Disrupting the operation of a school, a class B misdemeanor

All charges will be submitted to the Carbon County Attorney’s Office for review.

The student has been suspended from Carbon High School and a full investigation is being conducted.

The student was not identified because of his juvenile status.

“We would like to thank the community and the people that reported this incident, it is important if YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING,” the news release said.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here