On February 5, 2013, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the School Resource Officer assigned to Arundel Middle School located at 1179 Hammond Lane in Odenton, Maryland, was made aware by school officials that a male student was observed in possession of a knife inside of the school.
The officer learned that the 12-year-old male student threatened a 12-year-old male student and an 11-year-old female student with the knife in separate incidents inside of the school. The suspect was located and detained and a three inch folding knife was located inside of his locker. The knife was immediately confiscated and the student was charged on a misdemeanor juvenile citation with one count of possession of a dangerous weapon on school property and two counts of threatening students under Education Article 26-101. The student was released to the custody of a parent.
The school district sent home a letter this afternoon.