Teen arrested after bringing weapons to school

2 knives, ammo found in backpack
Posted at 6:47 AM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-15 08:15:50-04

RACINE -- A student at Horlick High School was arrested after bringing several weapons into the school on Wednesday.

Racine police said they received a tip that James Lashley, 18, was possibly in possession of a knife.

When an officer confronted Lashley, he said had a knife in his backpack. After searching the backpack, two knives were found -- one with a 6-inch long blade and one with a 3-inch long blade -- as well as two rounds of ammunition.

Lashley has been charged with once count of dangerous weapons on school premises. The misdemeanor carries a maximum of nine months in jail and/or a $10,000 fine.