Garner Police Department News Item

GPD Weapon Charge at GMHS  - Friday, January 03, 2014


For Immediate Release
Contact: Lt. Chris Clayton at 919-661-6980

On January 3, 2014, Andrew Garrett Eye, age 18, of 1028 Bellewood Farms Rd, Raleigh, NC was charged with possession of a weapon of mass death and destruction for an incident at Garner Magnet High School, 2101 Spring Dr, Garner, NC.  Around 10:46 a.m. this morning, Mr. Eye, a student at GMHS, used a mixture of chemicals to create an explosion in a two liter bottle, which was placed near a mobile classroom on campus.  The resulting explosion did not cause any injury to staff or students, no property was damaged, and school continued without any interruption.  Our investigation leads us to believe that Mr. Eye did not intend to hurt anyone and is not affiliated with any groups or organizations.  Mr. Eye has been arrested and taken to the Wake County Jail.



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