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Canada Report of teens with guns at Windsor high school leads to arrests, charges

01:15  07 december  2019
01:15  07 december  2019 Source:   windsorstar.com

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a sign on a pole: The sign at Windsor's Vincent Massey Secondary School in February 2017.© Dax Melmer The sign at Windsor's Vincent Massey Secondary School in February 2017.

Windsor, Ontario police are crediting students and staff at Vincent Massey Secondary School for immediately alerting them about people coming to the school property with guns and looking for a student.

The case occurred on Thursday and resulted in the arrests of two 18-year-old males and the seizure of two firearms.

Police described the incident as a “dangerous situation,” and commended those who quickly reported it.

“Investigators believe the incident was targeted around an altercation that occurred between students earlier in the week,” police said.

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“Any illegal firearm is a concern in our community. To bring a firearm close to a school environment is unacceptable to our community.”

a sign in front of a building:  Vincent Massey Secondary School in Windsor is pictured in February 2017.© Dax Melmer Vincent Massey Secondary School in Windsor is pictured in February 2017.

The call to police came around 12:20 p.m. School officials contacted police after being told by a number of students about a car that had been on the school property at 1800 Liberty St.

According to the students, the vehicle — a white Ford Focus — had two male occupants who said they were looking for a specific student.

The suspects were seen to have firearms.

The vehicle left the area before patrol officers arrived.

Windsor police investigated and spoke with multiple witnesses, learning of a residence in South Windsor associated with the suspects.

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Shortly before 1 p.m., police found the white Ford Focus parked at a house in the 1400 block of Helsinki Court.

The residence and the area were contained by police, including members of the tactical team (Emergency Services Unit).

Two males came out of the house, matching the descriptions obtained from students at the school. Both suspects were arrested without further trouble.

One of the suspects — a male from Brampton — was found to be in possession of two firearms and a quantity of Xanax.

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No one was hurt in this incident.

Windsor police commended the students who cooperated and said school staff did “a tremendous job” in their response.

“The great communication between involved parties assisted in the prompt locating and arrest of the involved offenders,” police stated.

“We believe that the quick reporting by the students and staff greatly assisted in the successful removal of two firearms from our streets, and the two charged individuals must now answer to their actions in a court of law.”

a store in a brick building:  Entrance doors at Vincent Massey Secondary School in Windsor in February 2017.© Dax Melmer Entrance doors at Vincent Massey Secondary School in Windsor in February 2017.

Sharon Pyke, superintendent of education in charge of student well-being for the Greater Essex County District School Board, said lockdown measures weren’t deemed necessary for the incident due to the speed with which it was handled.

“It was only minutes — from the time we got information, to the time we called police, to when police responded,” Pyke said.

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The student was arrested Monday at the school after the Douglas County Sheriff's office received a tip that she had a weapon in her vehicle. She is facing charges of possessing a firearm on school grounds, juvenile in possession of a hand gun and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police, the teens were overheard discussing bringing guns to school and how they were too smart to get caught. Deputies investigated and said they learned one of the teens had access to numerous firearms and had made posts on social media that were a cause for concern.

“When we think about the timing of everything, (lockdown) wasn’t needed. Two school administrators immediately went out to see if the white car was there. Determining it was not, they came back into the school and had a quick discussion. By then, police had arrived.”

Like Windsor police, Pyke praised the students and staff of Vincent Massey Secondary School for their decisive action. “It was truly amazing. We have a protocol, and it was done to the T … There wasn’t a need, at that point, for any kind of further disruption to the school.”

However, Pyke agreed that “this was a concerning situation, no doubt about it,” and illegal firearms are an issue for all of Windsor — not just school communities.

“Our schools are safe,” Pyke emphasized. “We have a lot of protocols and a lot of training. We work super well with our law enforcement and other organizations. What was good (in this incident) is that our students saw it and reported it directly. That was a huge positive.”

Regarding the substance one of the suspects was found to be carrying, Pyke said she has no information about Xanax being abused by students — indeed, she wasn’t aware until now that it can be used as an illicit recreational drug.

“To be honest … that took me aback,” Pyke said. “It’s not something typical I’d hear.”

Anyone with information about gun crime in Windsor is encouraged to call investigators at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830.

Anonymous tips can be made via Crime Stoppers at 519-258-8477 or www.catchcrooks.com .

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