Fairfield teen faces felony weapons charge after knives found at high school

A 15-year-old Fairfield High School sophomore was released to his parents after police charged him with felony weapons possession.

The student, who is not being named, was charged with possessing deadly weapons in a school safety zone after a school resource officer found him with two folding knives, said Fairfield Police Officer Doug Day.

The charge is a fifth-degree felony.

ORIGINAL STORY: Fairfield officials discover 2 knives on student at high school

Fairfield Schools officials confirmed a student brought two knives to Fairfield High School on Wednesday. School officials were tipped off by a student who told school staff a classmate possessed the weapons.

“The administration and school resource officer immediately located the student (suspect) and confiscated two knives. The school district administered the appropriate disciplinary consequences,” according to a Wednesday statement by the schools.


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