Castor Student Arrested at School on Firearm and Alcohol Charges

A 16 year old Castor High School student was taken into custody on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the school after a pistol and alcohol were recovered from his vehicle which was parked on the school parking lot. Alcohol was also confiscated from the student’s backpack which was located in the school building. The School Resource Officer, Deputy Scott Phillips, issued summonses to the student for juvenile in possession of a firearm, carrying a firearm in a firearm free school zone, minor in possession of alcohol and on a traffic violation, passing in a no passing zone, which occurred just prior to school convening. BPSO had received numerous complaints about the student’s erratic driving in the past. The student was later released to the student’s guardian pending court proceedings.

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