Man arrested for bringing gun on grounds of Newport News school

Man arrested for bringing gun on grounds of Newport News school

Man arrested for bringing gun on grounds of Newport News school

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 12 at 4:40 PM

NEWPORT NEWS- A Newport News man is accused of bringing a gun on to the grounds of Sanford Elementary School Thursday morning.

Police received a call around 11:20 AM Thursday of a man with a gun in the area of the school.

The call gave a description of the man and his clothing. Police officers located the man, 25-year-old Antonio Dante Hopes, in the 200 block of Colony Road, near where he lived. Police say he was carrying a handgun in a holster.

Hopes is charged with illegally possessing a firearm on school grounds. He was booked into the Newport News City Jail.

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