A high school student was taken into custody Friday morning for bringing a handgun and marijuana inside the school's property.
School officials were reported at about 11:15 a.m. that a student was in possession of ammunition.
After locating the student, school administrators and the resource officer found an unloaded 40 caliber handgun, ammunition, and marijuana in the student’s possession.
“The safety of students and staff is the number one priority of Dinwiddie County Public Schools and anyone who compromises that will be dealt with to the fullest extent of the law,” said Dinwiddie Schools spokesperson Christie Clarke.
The incident is still under investigation.No charges have been made against the student yet.