Police headlines

Boy brings paintball gun to school

A 13-year-old Springfield boy is alleged to have brought a paintball gun into Hayward Middle School Thursday.

According to a Springfield police report, the boy told investigators he found a paintball gun at the bus stop and put it in his backpack.

The boy also showed the paintball gun to two teens on the bus, but he never pointed it at or threatened anyone with it, according to the report.

He was charged with illegal conveyance of a firearm into a school and was ordered into court. STAFF REPORT

Man with gun charged

A Springfield man who’s alleged to have pointed a gun at a 47-year-old man and threatened to kill him early Friday morning in the 1600 block of Irwin Avenue was placed in Clark County Jail on an aggravated menacing charge.

According to a Springfield police report, Isaiah C. Cammon, 19, of 1618 Edwards Ave., was at the scene of an alleged assault and pointed the gun at the man who’d broken the incident up. STAFF REPORT

Thefts

• A tool box and tools and a half tank of gasoline, valued at $1,050, were reported stolen between 7 p.m. Thursday and 1 p.m. Friday from a vehicle in the 700 block of West Pleasant Street.

• Cash, valued at $500, was reported stolen between Monday and Thursday from a home in the 900 block of Oak Street.

• A wood burning stove and a gas furnace and duct work, valued at $5,500, were reported stolen between Sept. 6 and Monday from a rental home in the 2400 block of Oak Street. STAFF REPORT

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