Bonnyville RCMP are saying they did receive a report of a student allegedly bringing a gun to Bonnyville Centralized High School on March 12th. The incident was not reported to school staff or police until the day after.
Police immediately responded to the school and arrested a student. The firearm was not located at the school but was later seized as part of the investigation.
A youth, who can not be named, has been charged with a variety of offences including possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and carrying a concealed weapon, amongst others. The youth was released after a judicial hearing with conditions including not to attend the school or have contact with several students, and is expected to be in Bonnyville Provincial Court on March 20th.
Northern Lights School Division has released a statement, which can be seen below.