GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A theft at South Garland High School led to the discovery of a gun on campus.
School resource officers were told Kerry Guery, 19, was in possession of a stolen cell phone.READ MORE: Dallas Police Release Video Prior To Shooting Of Armed Robbery Suspect
When officers found Guery in the school, they recovered the cell phone but also found a handgun and marijuana in his backpack.
Guery was arrested for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon – Prohibited Places and Possession of Marijuana in a Drug Free Zone.
He was also found to have two Dallas County warrants for theft.
The gun was not loaded and no ammunition was found.READ MORE: Young Man Shot To Death Behind The Wheel Of Car In DeSoto; Witnesses Saw Passenger Run Off
Guery is currently in the Garland Jail.
Garland ISD said in a statement:
We commend this student who made a report today and all who report suspicious behavior, ensuring the continued safety of all at our campuses.Exclusive: Inside The North Texas Factory Making Syringes For COVID-19 Vaccines
And in Plano, a 16-year-old student was taken into custody after a pistol was found on him at Plano West Senior High School.