Police: 16-year-old student arrested for threatening officers with shiv, cocaine possession

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Police arrested a juvenile this week who allegedly threatened another student, along with faculty and officers at a local alternative high school.

The incident occurred at The Excel Center, located at 1635 West Michigan Street around 1 p.m. Monday.

According to police, the 16-year-old male student made a shiv from a pencil and threatened officers with it.

The student was disarmed and resisted officers. Police also found a baggie on him with more than six grams of suspected cocaine after transporting him to the Juvenile Intake Facility.

He was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of a controlled substance, battery on a public safety official, intimidation and resisting law enforcement.


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