Student Arrested for Carrying Handgun on Peabody Campus

class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-35925″ style=”margin: 2px 4px;” alt=”Andrew-Daniel-Smith-mug” src=”” width=”187″ height=”170″ />A 17-year-old is arrested for taking a handgun on the campus of Peabody high.  Andrew Smith was taken into custody yesterday afternoon.

Rapides deputies say students told a school resource officer the student had a gun.  When he was patted down, they reportedly found an unloaded 25-caliber semi-automatic weapon.

Smith was taken to the parish detention center.

KLAX ABC 31 News 3/26/14