Police Arrest Colgan Student for Weapon Possession on School Grounds

The student allegedly brandished a knife in a classroom


Possession of a Weapon on School Grounds –  The School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to Colgan High School, located at 13833 Dumfries Road in Manassas (20112), was notified of a student in possession of a knife, Feb. 15 at 9:15 a.m.

"The investigation revealed a student, identified as the accused, brandished a knife towards other students while in a classroom," said Master Office Renee Carr. "The other students reported the incident to school personnel who notified the SRO.:

School personnel and the SRO located the accused and took possession of the knife without incident.

The SRO determined the knife was not a part of any active threat to other students, faculty, or staff.

Following the investigation, police arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile, was arrested of Woodbridge He charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds

His court date is pending. He is being held at the juvenile detention center 

Anyone with information regarding the incidents listed in this report is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703.792.7000 or submit a webtip to: pwcva.gov/policetip.

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