Press Release- Weapon Offense- 11/12/14

PIO Contact: Lt. Dave Edwards

Press Release – Lockout at Bountiful Jr. High School –

Suspicious Person reported to have a gun.

Date: 11-12-14


At approximately 1:33 p.m. on 11-12-14, an employee of Bountiful Jr. High School noticed a male in a vehicle with a handgun in a parking lot bordering the school property.  The school was placed on lockout while Bountiful Police Officers contacted the suspicious male.  Officers found the 85 year old male loading a handgun replica BB gun inside the vehicle.  Officers do not believe the suspect intended to enter the school.  The male said he had purchased the BB gun to have in his vehicle for protection.  Charges are being screened.

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