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Mechanicsburg teen charged with having gun on school property



Charges have been filed against a man accused of bringing a gun onto the campus of Cumberland Valley High School on April 9.

Jesse Aaron Kent Strock, 19, is charged with possession of a weapon on school property, firearms not to be carried without a license, terroristic threats, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to police reports, the gun was found locked in the glove box of Strock’s vehicle during school hours.

Police said the gun was owned by 21-year-old Jeremy King, of Mechanicsburg.  King is charged with recklessly endangering another person.

Investigators said students were not threatened.

Strock was arrested Monday and taken to Cumberland County Prison in lieu of $10,000 bail.

A preliminary hearing for both men is scheduled for June 4.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Officer Andrew Bassler at 717-591-8240 or abassler@sstwp.org.


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