Replica Firearm Recovered From Student At St. Charles High School
Replica Firearm Recovered From Student At St. Charles High School
Replica Firearm Recovered From Student At St. Charles High School

WALDORF, Md. – On June 1, at approximately 1:40 p.m., a student at St. Charles High School reported to a school administrator that another student was in possession of a handgun.

The student was located and a replica handgun, which turned out to be a pellet gun, was recovered from the student’s backpack.

The Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office was contacted and the student was charged on a Juvenile Offense Report with possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds.  He was released to a parent.

Anyone with information about this case should contact Officer Hillman at 301-932-2222. Tipsters who want to remain anonymous, but provide information about threats or criminal activity at schools may contact the confidential tip line at CCPS at 301-302-8305 or Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS.

Tips can also be submitted online at or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: 

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  1. I’m curious, are these students who are found to be carrying these weapons in school, ever suspended from school? The articles never mention that. Does anyone know?

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