DAWSON, GA (WALB) - A junior at Terrell County High School was found with a firearm in his possession Tuesday, and arrested.
18-year-old Shawntavious Polite was arrested late Tuesday afternoon at Terrell County High School in Dawson, where he is a student, and charged with carrying a weapon within a school safety zone.
Authorities say he was carrying a .22 caliber pistol on his person.
Polite doesn't appear to have any prior issues with the law.
Polite is in the Terrell County jail.