Police: Men had guns, drugs at South Cobb High School
by Sarah Westwood
May 27, 2014 12:36 AM | 4351 views | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Javonte Gaillard
Javonte Gaillard
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Junious Prowell
Junious Prowell
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Reginald Askew
Reginald Askew
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Cobb police arrested three Austell men accused of carrying guns and illegal drugs onto school property during a football game at South Cobb High School.

Javonte Gaillard, 19, Junious Prowell, 21, and Reginald Askew, 20, were arrested on May 16 after police searched the Chevy Malibu the three had driven onto school grounds and found several guns, the possession of which is illegal in school safety zones, as well as a small stash of marijuana.

Police say they discovered a Glock 23 .40 caliber under the front seat of the car, which belonged to Gaillard’s mother, a Star Garcia .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun stuck beside the driver’s seat and a Kimel 5000 .32 revolver in a backpack on the passenger’s side floor.

According to arrest warrants, Gaillard admitted owning the Glock 23 and Prowell admitted owning the Star Garcia .45.

Police say Askew’s backpack also contained less than an ounce of marijuana, bags they say are used to distribute the illegal drug and a scale they say is used to weigh marijuana.

Gaillard has been charged with carrying weapons within a school safety zone and driving on a suspended license due to a previous failure to appear. Prowell has been charged with carrying weapons within a school safety zone. Askew has been charged with intent to distribute, carrying weapons within a school safety zone and possession of a firearm during commission of a felony-controlled substance.

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Gringo Bandito
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May 27, 2014
Why were the police searching the car in the first place?
Obeying the Law
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May 27, 2014
For law abiding citizens...a person with a Georgia Weapons License may carry a firearm while dropping off or picking up a student and also may keep a firearm in a motor vehicle while parked on campus.
dustoff
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May 27, 2014
Surely these fine upstanding citizens had permits for the weapons and a prescription for medical pot.
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