HS student charged for loaded gun, drugs on campus

HS student charged for loaded gun, drugs on campus

Credit: York County Sheriff's Office

Stephon Clyburn.

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by ELIZABETH THOMAS / WCNC.com

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WCNC.com

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 1 at 2:05 PM

MARSHVILLE, N.C. -- A high school student was arrested on campus Monday afternoon after officials reported finding him in possession of a loaded handgun and marijuana.

Stephon Clyburn, 18, is charged with three felonies and two misdemeanors for possession of a stolen firearm, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession of a firearm on school campus, carry a concealed weapon and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Authorities say Forest Hills High School administrators contacted the Union County Sheriff's Office to assist the school resource officer in the search of a student.

A Union County Deputy accompanied the staff as they questioned Clyburn and took him in to custody for possession of marijuana. Then, a search of his person and backpack ensued. Officials say the search turned-up an additional bag of marijuana and a loaded, stolen handgun.

Clyburn's bond was set at $2,500.

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