Desert Pines HS Student Arrested With Gun On Campus

Metro K-9 Sniffs It Out

Mitch Kelly
September 10, 2019 - 5:07 pm

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT)- A 16 year old Desert Pines High School student was arrested on Tuesday after police found a gun in his backpack.

CCSD Police were dispatched to the school after getting a report that the student in question might have a gun on him. When police arrived at the portable classroom where the teen was an intial patdown found nothing.

That's when things went to the dogs.

A police K-9 officer his on a scent in the boy's backpack and that's where police discovered the weapon. The type of gun wasn't disclosed.

The student, whose identity has yet to be released, was arrested and charged on several counts, including Grand Larceny, (the firearm was reported stolen), Minor in possession of a firearm, and possession of dangerous weapon on school property.