Reporter Arrested for Bringing a Gun to a High School

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

A reporter for a South Florida TV station has been arrested for carrying a gun onto a high school campus.

Jeffrey Weinsier, a reporter with Miami ABC affiliate WPLG was arrested Tuesday and charged with trespassing on school property with a weapon. Police say Weinsier was initially arrested for trespassing when they found a loaded revolver in his waistband.

Weinsier says he is licensed to carry a concealed firearm, but Florida law prohibits guns from being brought onto school grounds. The TV station says it's investigating the incident.

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