Man, 4 students charged with having gun on Overton H.S. grounds

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Five teens are in custody for allegedly possessing a gun on school grounds, according to Metro police.  

Police said a school resource officer at Overton High School saw a suspicious car parked in the rear of the school in a bus designated bus lane Friday afternoon.  

Officers said the driver, 19-year-old Wilfredo Monge picked up four students, two 16-year-olds and two 17-year-olds, and drove off campus.  

A midtown precinct officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Police said a 9mm pistol was found inside the car.  

According to a release, Monge was in possession of 17.2 grams of cocaine in 36 small baggies and $3,262 in cash.  

Monge was arrested and charged with cocaine possession for resale, possession of a weapon during a felony, weapon on school grounds, and four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  

He is being held in lieu of $14,000 bond.  

The four teens were each charged in juvenile court with possessing a gun on school property and loitering during school hours.

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