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Anchorage Police Department
Wednesday October 6th, 2021 :: 04:30 p.m. AKDT


Juvenile Arrested at Benny Benson High School in weapons investigation today

At 1:50 PM on October 6, 2021, an officer assigned to the School Resource Unit (SRO) was notified by Benny Benson High School staff that an employee saw alcohol, sitting in plain sight, inside a vehicle parked at the High School.  The student’s vehicle was searched; marijuana, a handgun, and alcohol were found.
The student’s parents were notified; charges were forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice.  There was no indication of the items being removed from the vehicle prior to the search, nor was there any indication of any threats being made with the gun.
APD Case 21-32371

Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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