DADE CITY (CBSMiami/AP) — Teenagers often learn from their mistakes but in this case, the lesson could be very costly.
Authorities say a Florida high school student was arrested after leaving a rifle in his truck.
A Dade City police news release says the 18-year-old student was arrested Friday morning and charged with possessing a weapon at a school.
Officers say an administrator at Pasco High School was conducting a routine parking lot sweep and spotted shotgun shells in the truck’s bed.
The administrator then looked in truck’s window and saw a gun case on the seat.
Contact was made with the student, and the case was opened, revealing and AR-15 rifle and ammunition.
Police say the teen had no prior disciplinary issues, and the school was never under any sort of threat.
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