Assault rifle in car at Lancaster High School leads to arrest

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Police confiscate loaded AR-15-style rifle, two magazines and 42 rounds of ammunition

By Reece Murphy

A Lancaster High School student was arrested last week for having a semi-automatic rifle in his car.

According to the Lancaster Police Department incident report, the situation came to light when a confidential informant told school resource officer James Burr “about a student who attends Lancaster High School having an assault rifle inside their vehicle.”

The “CI”  identified the student as 18-year-old Jackel Marquise Clinton and told Burr where he would find the AR-15-style weapon in Clinton’s orange Ford Crown Victoria.

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