Eight students charged in several incidents at Bibb County Schools
Eight students have been charged in incidents at Bibb County Schools.
Two 14-year-old female students at Rutland Middle School were charged by with affray and simple battery on a school official following an incident that occurred in a classroom on Friday, December 7. A teacher tried to prevent a fight between the two students and was injured in the process. The teacher was treated by the school nurse and required no further medical attention. Both students were suspended.
A 13-year-old male student at Howard Middle School was charged with sexual battery on Monday, December 10, after he grabbed a female student on her buttocks. The student was suspended from school.
Also at Howard Middle School, a 12-year-old female student was charged with disrupting a public school on Monday, December 10. Campus Police were called to the classroom when a student began waving a gang flag. The student was taken to an administrator’s office and began acting out violently. The student was suspended.
Two female students, ages 13 and 15 at Weaver Middle School were charged with affray and disrupting a public school following a fight that occurred in a classroom on Monday, December 10. Both students were suspended.
On Tuesday, December 11, a male 17-year-old Southwest High School student was charged with possession of marijuana on school grounds after he admitted to smoking marijuana in a school bathroom. He was also found with an unknown amount of marijuana in his pocket. The student was identified by school cameras after administrators detected a strong odor of burning marijuana coming from a school bathroom. He was suspended from school.
Also on Tuesday, December 11, a female 12-year-old Howard Middle School student was charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds after a knife was found in her pocketbook. The discovery of the knife came when administrators were searching her belongings in relation to another incident. The student was suspended from school.