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Posted at 4:04 PM ET, 11/ 8/2010

Two MoCo students facing gun charges

By Associated Press

Montgomery County police say two Springbrook High School students are facing charges after pulling a gun during a fist fight behind the school.

Police say two students were fighting near the school in the White Oak area of Silver Spring on Thursday when a third student pulled out a gun. That stopped the fight and dispersed the crowd, but police say the student handed the gun to one of the teens involved in the fight and he chased several students with the gun.

Police say one student, a 17-year-old from Burtonsville, was arrested and charged as an adult with assault, reckless endangerment and a weapons offense, but they are still looking for the second student, another 17-year-old from Burtonsville. They believe he is in Virginia.

By Associated Press  | November 8, 2010; 4:04 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Maryland  
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Well,well,well. This happened Thursday and we are just hearing about it in the Post on Monday AFTERNOON. It looks like the MoCo spin machine is losing it's gigantic hold over what gets reported. It's a sad thing that this incident happened, but it's also sad to say that real estate prices in the Eastern parts of MoCo have been hugely inflated for years due to real estate companies touting of the greatness of the schools (thanks in part to WaPo, of course)
For Moco's part, I'd like to see some of this what I like to call "behavioral" diversity bussed over to Potomac. That might end the county giving section 8 vouchers to everyone that moves here from DC, PG, and Baltimore. Let Potomac and Bethesda deal with some of these kids for a while. We might actually see some discipline policies instituted in the schools to protect the kids who are held responsible at home for their behavior in school.
For Springbrook's part: where were the security guards while this fiasco was going on?

Posted by: stopthemadness | November 8, 2010 4:51 PM | Report abuse

Well,well,well. This happened Thursday and we are just hearing about it in the Post on Monday AFTERNOON. It looks like the MoCo spin machine is losing it's gigantic hold over what gets reported. It's a sad thing that this incident happened, but it's also sad to say that real estate prices in the Eastern parts of MoCo have been hugely inflated for years due to real estate companies touting of the greatness of the schools (thanks in part to WaPo, of course)
For Moco's part, I'd like to see some of this what I like to call "behavioral" diversity bussed over to Potomac. That might end the county giving section 8 vouchers to everyone that moves here from DC, PG, and Baltimore. Let Potomac and Bethesda deal with some of these kids for a while. We might actually see some discipline policies instituted in the schools to protect the kids who are held responsible at home for their behavior in school.
For Springbrook's part: where were the security guards while this fiasco was going on?

Posted by: stopthemadness | November 8, 2010 4:52 PM | Report abuse

I am shocked SHOCKED that MoCO schools have this sort of thing going on . . .

Posted by: k_romulus | November 9, 2010 9:36 AM | Report abuse

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