17-year-old arrested for loaded weapon at Columbia High School

Updated: Feb. 26, 2018 at 4:34 PM EST
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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A 17-year-old was arrested Monday morning for possession of a weapon on school property after bringing a loaded handgun to Columbia High School.

Sonnett Williams was taken to the main office by a school administrator after noticing an "odor of marijuana on him," according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

After searching Williams' backpack, a .357 caliber handgun was discovered loaded with ammunition. An RCSD School Resource Officer was called and Williams was arrested.

Williams is now held in Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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