OLD TOWN – An Old Town Middle School student is arrested after a drug deal that led to a lock down at the school.
It started Wednesday morning when a student tried to selling marijuana to another who in turn reported the incident to a teacher.
RSU 34 superintendent David Walker says that they immediately contacted Old Town police and conducted a search, where other drugs and a disassembled firearm where found in a locker. That prompted the building to go into lock down with police bringing in k-9 units to sweep the school.
No other drugs or weapons were found. The student was charged with unlawful aggravated drug trafficking with further gun charges pending.
The situation was over with in a matter of hours. Administrators holding a school wide assembly later in the morning to address the matter..