A Springfield teen is facing charges after a gun and suspected drugs were brought to a New Carlisle school property Wednesday morning.
Chase Harris, 19, of Springfield, was charged with inducing panic, improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, carrying concealed weapons and conveyance of a deadly weapon onto school grounds, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
Around 8 a.m. Wednesday, a resource officer for Tecumseh Local Schools District was notified that a person was possibly heading toward the high school with a gun and drugs.
Clark County sheriff’s deputies were informed and responded to search the school grounds.
Deputies found a vehicle driven by Harris parked between Tecumseh High and Middle schools and discovered a .380 handgun and suspected narcotics inside.
The high and middle schools were briefly on lockdown for the students’ safety.
Harris was booked into the Clark County Jail without incident.
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