VANCEBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – A West Craven High School football player was arrested Wednesday after drugs and a weapon was discovered during a lockdown drill conducted at the school.
Jonquez Green, 16, was charged with felony maintaining a vehicle for the purpose of keeping and selling a controlled substance (marijuana), felony possession with intent to sell/deliver marijuana on school grounds, and felony possession of a gun on educational property.
Another student was also charged with marijuana possession, but their name is not being released due to their age.
The Craven County Sheriff’s Department and K-9 officers led by the New Bern Police Department conducted the drill.
The weapon and drugs were found in a vehicle on the school’s campus.
According to release by Craven County Schools, the lockdown drill is part of an effort to maintain a safe and inviting school environment.