SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A student at Luther Burbank High School has been arrested after law enforcement officers found a gun in the youth’s backpack.
The Sacramento County Probation Department says its officers visited the school on Wednesday to follow up on information about a student who was possibly in possession of a gun.READ MORE: 'Test to Treat' Available in San Joaquin County, In Time For Holiday Weekend
Officers were able to track down the student. A probation search was then done of the student’s backpack – and that’s when officers found a loaded Glock 9mm pistol.READ MORE: Sacramento City Unified Fails To Identify Those Responsible For Racist Acts Directed At West Campus Vice Principle Dr. Elysse Versher
Later, a probation search of the student’s home also uncovered an extra 27-round magazine.MORE NEWS: Highway 12 Fully Reopens Near Rio Vista After Major Crash
The student has since been arrested and is now booked into the Sacramento County Youth Detention Facility. The student is facing charges of possession of a firearm by a minor and possession of a firearm on school grounds, among other charges.