4 Teens Charged For Having A Gun At School

Posted at 9:14 PM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 22:14:38-04

Four students and a 19-year-old were charged for having at Overton High School.

According to police, the School Resource Officer, Aaron Jones, saw a suspicious vehicle parked in the back of the school in a designated bus lane Friday at 12:15 p.m.

The driver, 19-year-old Wilfredo Monge picked up four students, two 16-year-olds and two 17-year-olds, and drove off campus.  

That's when a Metro Police officer conducted a vehicle stop on the vehicle. A nine millimeter semi-automatic pistol was found inside the car.

Monge was also in possession of 17.2 grams of cocaine in 36 small baggies and $3,262 cash. He was being held in lieu of $14,000 bond.

Monge, of LaVergne, Tennessee, was charged with cocaine possession for resale, weapon possession during the commission of a felony, possessing a gun on school property, and four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The four students are each charged in Juvenile Court with possessing a gun on school property and loitering during school hours.