Athens teen arrested for bringing knife to school

11:20 AM, Nov 12, 2013   |    comments
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ATHENS, Ga. -- A Cedar Shoals High School student was arrested Monday for bringing a knife to school.

Karnethia Gaines, 17, was charged with having a weapon on school property.

Resources officers at the Athens high school learned Monday afternoon that Gaines had a knife in her backpack. When they confronted her, she denied having the weapon, according to a police report.

Officers searched the teen's backpack and found a small kitchen knife.

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