Carbondale Teen Set for Trial in July After Pulling Gun on a School Bus

Jun 5, 2019

A Carbondale teenager is accused of unlawful use of a weapon following an incident on a school bus.

The Jackson County State's Attorney says on April 12th, Carbondale police responded to Carbondale High School for a report of a student, identified as 19-year-old Jekiary Anderson, pulling a gun and making threats to another student while both were on a school bus.

Anderson entered a plea of not guilty during an arraignment held on April 30th. A trial date is scheduled for July 15th.

If convicted, Anderson faces a sentence ranging from two to five years in prison.