Two are charged as adults.
Clarksburg, Md (KM) Five Clarksburg HIgh students are charged in connection with a handgun being brought to school. Montgomery County Police say Tyson Brown, 16, of Clarksburg, is charged as an adult with possession of a handgun, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. Justin Ferguson, 18, of Gaithersburg is charged with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.
The other three are charged as juveniles:
* Juvenile male, 15, charged as a juvenile with possession of a handgun and possession of a deadly weapon on school grounds.
* Juvenile male, 15, charged as a juvenile with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.
* Juvenile male, 16, charged as a juvenile with robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.
On Monday at around 1:00 PM, police responded to the school at 22500 Wims Road after the school resource officer was notified of a 15-year-old student who had been a victim of a robbery, and had brought a handgun to school. A handgun magazine was found after a search of the student’s backpack, according to police..
The student told detectives he and four other teenagers met in a bathroom that morning. During their interaction, a robbery occurred. Four of the suspects stole the handgun, and the victim’s wallet and cash
Three of the kids who are charged as juveniles were processed at a police station and released to their parents; the two charged as adults were taken to the central processing Unit.
Police say the handgun has not been recovered despite multiple searches.
The investigation continues. Anyone who has information is asked to call the Montgomery County Police 5th District Investigative Section at 240-773-5770. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).
By Kevin McManus