Pasquotank student facing several charges after gun, magazine with bullets found at school

Posted at 6:28 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 20:54:22-04

PASQUOTANK Co., N.C. - A Pasquotank student now faces several charges following a fight at H.L. Trigg Community School.

On Wednesday, March 14, a 16-year-old student was arrested for simple assault and resist, delay or obstruct following the fight.

H.L. Trigg Community School

During the investigation, school personnel and the full-time School Resource Officer discovered a handgun, a magazine with bullets, a plastic pill bottle containing marijuana and a digital scale in his coat at the school.

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The student now faces the following charges:

  • One count of Misdemeanor Simple Assault
  • One count of Misdemeanor Resist, Delay or Obstruct
  • One count of Felony Possession of a Firearm on an Educational Property
  • One count of Felony Possession of a Firearm with an altered or removed serial number
  • One count of Felony Possession of a Stolen Firearm
  • One count of Felony Possession with the Intent to Sell or Deliver Marijuana

The teen is being held at the Albermarle District Jail under a $4,000 bond.