Newtown Teacher Arrested for Bringing Gun to School

Jason Adams, 46, was detained by school security after he was seen with the gun.
1:35 | 04/06/16

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His right now it's coming out of Connecticut science teacher in new town is under arrest this afternoon for allegedly carrying a gun to school armed security officer in Newtown middle school. Stop the teacher this morning homeowners' reporter Marcus Solis is a new town this afternoon with the details Marcus. And lose if there's a place the United States that is sensitive to an issue like this it is Newtown Connecticut. Where police and administrators are dealing with the incident of a gun at a school. And allegedly brought onto the school. By a teacher and this morning just after 9 o'clock Jason Adams 46 years old a science teacher. Was taken into custody he was detained by security personnel in place. Newtown schools all have armed security after the massacre at sandy hook they have those guards in place they noticed. That the teacher was allegedly carrying a concealed firearm detained him. Police were called they responded to the location. And they did an investigation where they found that mr. Adams does Hadley valid pistol permit and state of Connecticut. However it is against the law to bring a gun onto a school. And so he was brought here to the police station where he was processed and charged with possession of a weapon. On school grounds he was released on his own recognizance again. Adams is a science teacher in the eighth grade in the middle school here in Newtown he has been placed on administrative leave. Pending an investigation. We're live in Newtown market so it's channel seven Eyewitness News.

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