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High school student accused of having stun gun, marijuana on Tampa school bus

TAMPA — A high school student was arrested Wednesday morning after officials said they found a stun gun and four small bags of marijuana om him.

At about 7 a.m., authorities got an anonymous tip that a student on a school bus had a stun gun, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies reported.

School security employees stopped the bus on Orient Road before it arrived at King High.

The security officers found the 15-year-old student and took him off the bus. They searched him and found the stun gun and four small plastic bags of marijuana, the Sheriff's Office reported.

The stun gun was the size of a pack of cigarettes, the Sheriff's Office reported. Deputies said they weren't clear about the student's intentions.

The teen faces felony charges of possession of a weapon on a school bus and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. The bus continued to King High with the other students.

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