dearJulius.com Write For Us

Boy told police he wanted to feel 'powerful' after listening to rap. But he went too far

SHARE:


By Howard Cohen, Miami Herald
MIAMI

A 14-year-old Winter Haven (Fla.) Christian School student told police he had been listening to rap music and wanted to feel "powerful" and "cool," according to police.

But his chosen means to feel empowered wound up breaking the law.

[post_ads]Winter Haven police arrested the student on Wednesday after they found a Kimel AP-9 semiautomatic pistol with 11 rounds of ammunition and two knives inside of a backpack that was tucked inside a locker.

Police say he told them the gun belonged to his father and that he had retrieved it from his home the night before school.

No students or staff members were injured and there was never any threat made by the student to harm anyone, police said in a release.

Administrators at the school had found the backpack around 2 p.m. and called police. The student was booked into the Polk County Detention for Juvenile Justice and charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds and two counts of possession of a weapon on school grounds.

"This should hopefully serve as a warning to any student who thinks it's cool to carry a weapon, especially on school grounds," Chief Charlie Bird said in a police release. "There is absolutely no room for 'cool' when it involves any sort of weapon in a school with the recent events our country has endured."

Visit Miami Herald at www.miamiherald.com

COMMENTS



Note: If you think this story need more information or correction, feel free to comment below your opinion and reaction.
Like & Follow to Stay Updated ...

Name

Alabama,1,Arizona,1,Barack,1,California,3,Colorado,1,Connecticut,1,Crime,531,Florida,1,Franc,1,Hawaii,8,Illinois,1,Los Angeles,2,Massachusetts,3,Mississippi,1,New York,130,U.S.,1558,Washington,4,
ltr
item
U.S. - U.S. Daily News: Boy told police he wanted to feel 'powerful' after listening to rap. But he went too far
Boy told police he wanted to feel 'powerful' after listening to rap. But he went too far
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yR8hSZar094/WshOZUMgvvI/AAAAAAAAfuI/iQHf0RrHV14RqaqmT4odKAYZ3wXitIcTACEwYBhgL/s1600/6.jpg
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yR8hSZar094/WshOZUMgvvI/AAAAAAAAfuI/iQHf0RrHV14RqaqmT4odKAYZ3wXitIcTACEwYBhgL/s72-c/6.jpg
U.S. - U.S. Daily News
https://us.dailynews.us.com/2018/04/boy-told-police-he-wanted-to-feel-after.html
https://us.dailynews.us.com/
https://us.dailynews.us.com/
https://us.dailynews.us.com/2018/04/boy-told-police-he-wanted-to-feel-after.html
true
3263844984480124152
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy