Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2018-65378

Incident Type

Weapons Violation

Incident Date

02/21/2018 - 3:39 PM


702 Pflaum Road (La Follette High School)


Male, age 16, Madison
Suspect was arrested for possession of firearm in a school zone and resisting/obstructing a police officer.


On 02/21/2018 at approximately 3:39 PM a Madison Police Department Educational Resource Officer who was working at Lafollette High School was alerted to a student in the building that may be in possession of a handgun.  The officer immediately coordinated with school staff to have the student brought to a school office. Upon contacting the student, the student resisted and was immediately taken into custody without incident. The student in question was found to be in possession of a .22 caliber handgun, which was loaded with ammunition.  The student was transported to the Dane County Juvenile Reception Center. 

Released 02/22/2018 at 3:54 AM by Lt. Gregory Esser

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