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Boy, 16, caught with loaded 9mm gun and razor blade at NYC high school after accused of slashing teen

The boy was caught after the victim told the dean that his attacker still had the razor on him
UPDATED OCT 25, 2022
The 16-year-old Long Island City High School student was busted with the loaded 9mm weapon and a razor in his backpack (Wikimedia Creative Commons)
The 16-year-old Long Island City High School student was busted with the loaded 9mm weapon and a razor in his backpack (Wikimedia Creative Commons)

ASTORIA, QUEENS: A 16-year-old boy at Long Island City High School on Broadway near 14th Street in Astoria, Queens, was reportedly caught with a loaded gun and a razor blade at around 8.15 am on Monday, October 24, as per officials and sources. He was accused of slashing a teen during a fight on October 21.

The victim told the dean on Monday morning that his attacker still had the razor on him, according to police and school safety agent sources, as per New York Post. According to the report, the dean instructed school safety personnel to search the youngster after calling him into his office. They then discovered the razor in his hands and the 9mm gun in his backpack. Charges are still pending against the teen, and the specifics of the initial stabbing were not immediately available.


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MEAWW previously reported that an arrest was made for a 15-year-old girl who was "dealing marijuana out of her bedroom" while her mother was in charge of the entire business. Officers discovered an AK-47 and more than 80lbs of marijuana inside a mother's California house, leading to her detention. Norma Angelica Alvarez, 44, was alleged to have even pushed her 15-year-old daughter to sell drugs.

Norma and Jose Reyes Martinez, both 44, were taken into custody after Merced County Sheriff's Deputies executed a search warrant at their California home on Friday, August 17. She had concealed a loaded revolver and marijuana packets in the house's master bedroom closet, according to the cops who searched the area. It's unknown whether Jose lived with Norma or how they are related. However, according to the authorities, Norma urged her 15-year-old daughter to sell drugs.

More strange objects, according to the deputies, were discovered in the teen's room. More marijuana was allegedly for sale, as well as scales, lighters, grinders, sweets, and wraps related to cannabis use, according to the cops. Additionally, the cops seized 12 sizeable marijuana plants that were hidden in what appeared to be a greenhouse in the backyard. "During the investigation, deputies learned the 15-year-old was given marijuana from her mother to use and sell from her bedroom," the Sheriff's Office said in a statement. Many additional belongings from the house were taken by the authorities. Police discovered a poster that they believe originated from the daughter's room among the stolen items. "It's the law. You must be 15 years of age or older to purchase weed. No coming in!! Knock!" read the poster.

The teen was detained by CPS along with another juvenile. Jose was accused of marijuana offenses, having a weapon of mass destruction, and kidnapping. On a $591,000 bond, he was lodged in the Merced County Jail. Norma, meanwhile, was accused of child endangerment and marijuana-related offenses. She was arrested and taken to the Merced County Jail under a $151,000 bond.