Midland ISD Police arrest student for drugs, firearm near Legacy

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Published: Sep. 13, 2023 at 12:10 PM CDT
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MIDLAND, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: Following the arrest of a student with a firearm and marijuana, additional police were deployed in the area throughout the day.

After school hours, officers with the Midland Police Department stopped a car near campus containing individuals believed to be part of the earlier incident.

Two male juveniles and four adult males were taken into custody on weapons and drug charges.

Wednesday morning MISD police say they located a firearm and marijuana inside a vehicle near Legacy High School.

The person inside the vehicle was a student and was arrested. MISD Police and Midland Police are working together to investigate the incident.

The district says violations of the law or the Student Code of Conduct will be addressed immediately and students will be held responsible for their actions.

Students are encouraged to speak up and let school administration know if they see suspicious or illegal activity.

They can leave an anonymous tip at anonymousalerts.com/midlandisd.