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Gun and pot found in Bellarmine Prep student's backpack

TACOMA, Wash. — A firearm and marijuana were found in the backpack of a Bellarmine Preparatory student, according to Tacoma police.

The Tacoma News Tribune reports a 17-year-old student was arrested and booked into Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center Monday.

School security officers were alerted that the student had a gun in his backpack, a police spokesperson said.

Security officers searched the student’s backpack and found the items, but the student denied knowing about the marijuana.

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