Student charged with bringing BB gun to school
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. —
A BB gun was found in a bathroomat East Greenwich High School on Thursday, and the student who reported it hasbeen arrested and charged.
According to police, 18-year-oldDavid Costanza reported finding a suspicious item in a boy's bathroom. The viceprincipal found an unloaded .45 caliber BB gun on the floor.
Authorities determined thestudent owned the gun and brought it to school. A search of the building wasconducted by police and no threats were made to any students or schoolofficials.
Costanza was charged with onecount of possession of a firearm on school grounds, and was arraigned before abail commissioner.
As condition of his bail, he isto have no contact with East Greenwich High School.
The case was referred to theattorney general's office for prosecution.