Guam – Authorities arrested an individual involved in the vehicle break-in and theft that led to the lock down at Southern High School on Thursday.
The Guam Police Department arrested a 17-year old SHS student who reportedly broke into the vehicle and stole the weapon. However, GPD did not arrest the Guam Department of Education employee, who owned the vehicle and brought the weapon to the school property.
GPD spokesman Sgt. Paul Tapao, said school officials were able to locate the firearm and identify the suspect.
Following the arrest, law enforcement sent the 17-year old to the Department of Youth Affairs on the following offenses: burglary to a motor vehicle, theft of property and possession of a firearm without a firearms ID.
Tapao said authorities are still investigating the person who brought the firearm into the school campus. No further details have been provided.