Student brings Taser into Crossroads Middle School South


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SOUTH BRUNSWICK – South Brunswick police have charged a juvenile with bringing a handheld Taser to school.

At 11:30 a.m. Dec. 2, the school resource officer, along with patrol officers, responded to Crossroads Middle School South at 195 Major Road after school administration located a Taser in the backpack of a student, according to information provided by the police department.

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School officials were alerted after the student posted an image of the Taser on social media, according to the statement.

There were no threats made in connection to the Taser.

The student is charged with one count of having a prohibited weapon on school grounds.

Chief Raymond Hayducka credited those who came forward to report the social media post.

“These young people made a difference today by alerting officials when they saw a problem. I want to thank them for their courage in speaking up,” Hayducka said in the statement. “There is no place in our schools for any type of weapon, including Tasers.”

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