According to state police, Dewitt Elementary School in Flat Lick was put on lock down Thursday after two brothers brought pistols to school. According to troopers, the children, ages 6 and 7, showed the guns to another student during the bus ride to school. State police say that student told a teacher as soon as they arrived. According to investigators, one of the pistols was loaded.
State police say John W Jackson, Jr. and Melissa Jackson were cited for endangering the welfare of a minor and released. Troopers say the children were placed with relatives.
According to investigators, bus driver Charles R. Honce III was arrested and charged with Facilitation to unlawfully possess a weapon on school property. State police say a student on the bus told Honce that a child had a handgun. According to troopers, Honce did not stop and check for weapons, or notify school staff.