On October 6 at 11:39 AM, the School Resource Officer (SRO) assigned to Freedom High School located at 15201 Neabsco Mills Rd. in Woodbridge (22191) was notified by school personnel that there was a student in possession of a knife inside the school. The investigation revealed school security received a tip that a student, identified as the accused, was in possession of knife. The accused was detained by school personnel and the SRO was contacted. The accused was found in possession of two knives and two box cutters. The SRO determined that none of the weapons were displayed or part of any active threat. Following the investigation, the accused, identified as a 16-year-old male juvenile, was arrested.
Arrested on October 6: [Juvenile] A 16-year-old male juvenile of Woodbridge Charged with 2 counts of possession of a weapon on school property Court Date: Pending | Status: Held at the Juvenile Detention Center