Two handguns recovered at school in nearby Bedford County

Feb 14, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Just 20-minutes down Highway 231 South in nearby Bedford County, authorities recovered two handguns.

On Friday (Feb. 11, 2022), Bedford County SRO Cam Farrell received a tip of a threat at Community Middle School.

Farrell investigated and located two loaded 9mm handguns in the backpack of a 13-year-old student.

That student was taken into custody and has been charged with two counts of carrying a weapon on school property.

“Bedford County Sheriff’s Office would like to commend SRO Farrell for his quick response in resolving this threat,” the department stated. “We also want to thank the ones that came forward with the tip.”



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