October 4, 2023

Officers arrested a Pasadena Metropolis Faculty pupil who had an airsoft gun and a pocket knife whereas in a math class this week, authorities mentioned.

The faculty’s police power acquired an nameless report at 7:26 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, {that a} pupil in a classroom had a weapon,  mentioned Alex Boekelheide, a Pasadena Metropolis Faculty spokesperson.

The tip contained details about the coed’s clothes, which enabled officers to establish him.

Faculty police requested Pasadena police for help, and so they headed to the campus.

Officers entered the classroom and detained the suspect with out incident, Pasadena police Lt. Tim Bundy mentioned.

The suspect, a 25-year-old Rosemead man, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon on campus, which is a misdemeanor, and violating a Municipal Code, which is an infraction, he mentioned.

Below town code, no individual shall carry an air gun within the metropolis, besides when going to or from a spot designed for utilizing one.