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Student arrested for having loaded gun, marijuana on school property

Cole Hornsby (Dearborn County Sheriff's Office) Cole Hornsby (Dearborn County Sheriff's Office)
DEARBORN COUNTY, IN (FOX19) -

Dearborn County sheriff's deputies arrested an 18-year-old East Central High School student after being notified he had marijuana and a loaded firearm on school property.

According to authorities, Cole Hornsby was in a bathroom when staff noticed the odor of smoke coming from the bathroom. School officials investigated, and found a small marijuana cigarette in Hornsby's possession.

Pursuant to school police and Hornsby's consent, his truck was searched. A loaded Glock handgun was found in the middle console, along with ammunition, a digital scale and a mason jar containing a leafy substance believed to be marijuana. 

Hornsby was arrested and charged with carrying a handgun on school property, maintaining a common nuisance, and possession of marijuana. 

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