POLICE: Teen brought gun, ammunition and marijuana to Warren Woods-Tower High School

WARREN, Mich. (WXYZ) - A 15-year-old student was taken into custody after he was found with a gun, ammunition and marijuana at Warren Woods-Tower High School.

According to Warren Police, a teacher smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the teen on Thursday afternoon.

The teacher then saw the student try to disguise the odor with cologne.

The Vice Principal of the school was called to escort the student to the office. Upon a search of the student's backpack, a .22 caliber revolver was discovered along with six live rounds of ammunition.

Police were called to the scene. Three bags of marijuana were also retrieved from the student's shorts. The teen was present for a juvenile hearing Friday morning. He is facing three charges including; Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Possession of Weapon in a Weapon Free School Zone and Possession of Marijuana.

The teen's mother spoke with 7 Action News, saying that she has tried counseling, medication and even filed a police report for incorrigibility to help her son. 

"I'm having problems with him inside my home...no regard for rules, curfew...did I expect it to escalate to that? Probably not," said the teen's mother.

She says her son has never been arrested before.

"You don't want to listen to your mother...someone who has been there since day one...it's hard trying to support him," she said. "Yes, it's my son...but I didn't raise him that way." 

The teen is currently being held at the juvenile youth home on $50,000 bond.


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