Independence Division - Student arrested for bringing a firearm to school


Tuesday, November 13th, 2018,

Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Independence Division have charged Demondrez Dashay Tucker, DOB: 12/11/1998, in the following case:

On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:58 a.m., school administration at East Mecklenburg High School were notified of a student possibly in possession of a firearm on the campus at 6800 Monroe Road.

The student in question was located by Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Campus Security Associate and Independence Division officers a short time later, and was found in possession of a stolen firearm. The student was taken into custody and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm on school grounds, and being in possession of a stolen firearm.

The school was not placed on lockdown and there were no threats made to the students or staff.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers website at  The report number for this incident is 20181113075501.