Juvenile Arrested at Dorchester High School

This morning at 9:25am, School Police Officers were patrolling the Noonan Business Academy when the officers observed a 16-year-old male student from Mattapan in the hallway. The officer stopped the student and conducted a threshold inquiry. The student was wearing a coat and through the coat the officer noticed what appeared to be a knife in the student’s pocket. Officers and school administrators recovered a knife from the suspect. In accordance with School policy, administrators also made arrangements to search the student’s locker. School Police along with School administrators responded to the student’s locker where he was asked to open his locker. After doing so, an administrator conducted a search and recovered a disassembled shotgun with ammunition inside a grey bag.The juvenile was placed under arrest and transported to District 3. He will be arraigned in the Juvenile Court and charged with Delinquency to wit: Possession of a Sawed Off Shot Gun, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition.