More tales from the school-to-prison pipeline
Guns and sexual assault
Friday, May 24, 9:52 am. Officers responded to a high school where a victim (15-year-old UF) wished to report a known suspect (15-year-old AAM) made inappropriate sexual contact with her while at school several months ago. Investigation continuing.
Friday, May 24, 2:46 pm. A caller to dispatch reported seeing a group of 4 juveniles handling a gun. Officers responded to the area and made contact with the suspects (15-year-old AAMs). Officers found a facsimile handgun on one of the suspects. The suspects were cited for trespassing and resisting arrest.
Keep Cops in Madison’s high schools!
Monthly Archives: December 2017
Last time on this station, we explored the fundamental decency of a great man, Ulysses S. Grant. Lincoln had just named him to square off against Robert E. Lee. Seeking a room at Washington’s Willard Hotel, Grant accepted without complaint … Continue reading
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