A gun was confiscated from a student’s car Tuesday (4/27/21) at Oakland High School, after an administrator noticed the car was parked illegally and appeared to have drugs inside.
The car was quickly searched, which led to the discovery of the weapon. The student had been expelled from school and has been charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
No threats were made against any student and all students are safe. Through the schools partnership with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, the situation was handled without incident and the school followed the safety procedures used for these unfortunate situations.
The school district sent a message directly to all parents to keep them informed and to address any rumors or speculation.