Juvenile Student arrested with a Firearm on School Grounds


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Justin Hill

File# GP240160002


On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at about 1:44 p.m., the School Resource Officer assigned to a high school located in the 100 block of E Nuevo Road in the city of Perris received information regarding a student who was potentially armed with a firearm. No direct or explicit threats were made towards staff or students. Utilizing this information, Deputies located the juvenile and detained him. A search of the juvenile revealed a concealed and loaded firearm. The juvenile was taken into custody without incident and later booked into juvenile hall. This investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Deputy Jason Machado at Riverside County Sheriff’s dispatch at (951) 776-1099 or the Perris Station at (951) 210-1000.

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