Teen charged with bringing gun to Kenwood High School

Posted at 11:52 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-01 07:31:10-05

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A student was arrested last Thursday after Kenwood High School resource officers recovered a firearm from the teen's vehicle.

Kenwood High School officials suspected that 18-year-old Deonta Deshawn Williams was in the possession of marijuana. School resource officers were searching Williams' vehicle for marijuana when they discovered the gun.

The firearm, a magazine, and 13 rounds of ammunition were immediately taken into possession by school resource officers. The officers also took marijuana and drug paraphernalia from the vehicle.

No threat of violence was made against the school.

Williams has been charged with firearm possession during a dangerous felony, weapons on school property, simple possession, and unlawful drug paraphernalia. His bond is set at $40,000.