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Police: Wesley College student from Lehigh County arrested for bringing loaded gun into classroom

Published On: Sep 14 2013 10:29:52 AM EDT
Vaughn Reese

Vaughn Reese

DOVER, Del. -

Police say a Wesley College student from Lehigh County has been arrested after bringing a loaded handgun to class in his backpack.

Dover police say two students alerted campus police on Tuesday and officers arrested the student, 19-year-old Vaughn Reese of Slatington, Pa., in the classroom without incident.

Officials say the other students reported seeing the gun in Reese's bag the night before.

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Police say the .25-caliber Titan handgun had one round in the magazine.

Reese is charged with carrying a concealed deadly weapon and possession of a weapon in a safe school zone.

School officials say Reese could be subject to disciplinary action because of the arrest.