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.