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First-grader expelled after loaded gun falls out of his baggy pants

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    What hi-jinks these little scamps are up to these days.

    6-year-old Expelled After Bringing Loaded Gun to School
    KTLA News

    January 9, 2009

    VICTORVILLE -- A first grader has been expelled after bringing a loaded gun to school.

    The 6-year-old boy had been sent to the principal's office at the Discovery Schools of Arts Wednesday afternoon because his pants were sagging and he had no belt, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's spokesperson Arden Wiltshire.

    As a school administrator was helping the boy pull up his pants, the loaded weapon slid out of his pants and onto the floor, Wiltshire said.

    The boy said he found the gun in the trunk of his father's car and decided to show it to his friends.

    Investigators determined that the .45 caliber gun had been stolen during a November 2008 robbery, according to detectives at the Sheriff's Victorville station.

    Investigators obtained a search warrant for the boy's home and found additional stolen property from several home burglaries including jewelry, a camera and a television, according to sheriff's officials.

    They boy's father, 34 year old Michael Lewis, was arrested for receiving stolen property and possession of a firearm by a felon.

    He was booked into West Valley Detention Center.

    Lewis had prior felony convictions.

    Officials say he may also face child endangerment charges.

    Parents at the school say they were shocked that such a young boy would bring a gun to school.

    They said they were thankful that no one was hurt.

    School officials say they have a 'zero tolerance policy' for weapons at school and had no choice but to expel the boy.
  2. Just the beginning of the civil unrest brought upon by the furthering economic collapse and free market principals.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I'm shocked poin posted an article where a school official was pulling someone's pants up, not down.
  4. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    I don't get it, poin. Where does the teacher come in?
  5. Jim Halpert

    Jim Halpert Member

    Plaxico Burress approves.
  6. JR

    JR Active Member

    The kid was only acting rationally
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Only in first grade
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    See, baggy pants are good for something. They led to the arrest of a gun-stealing, child-neglecting burglar!
  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    That gets sprung on us later - including the picture.
  10. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Poindexter = SportsJournalists.com's education reporter.
  11. He's all about the children.
  12. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I'm glad to see Plaxico is going back to school. Maybe he can turn his life around.
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