Lakeside Middle pupil is charged after knife discovered

Columbia County authorities arrested a 15-year-old girl Wednesday for bringing a knife to school.

The knife was discovered in the locker room at Lakeside Middle School. Pupils later identified the owner, who said she was carrying it for protection.

By order of the Columbia County Juvenile Court, the teen was booked and then released from the Columbia County Detention Center into her mother’s custody.

She was charged with possession of a knife on school grounds.

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