FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A second West Florence High School student was arrested Friday and charged with bringing a weapon on school premises.
According to information from Florence County Sheriff's Maj. Mike Nunn, Ashton Lee Rotan, 18, allegedly had a knife in a vehicle parked at the school.
South Carolina law makes it illegal to possess a weapon on school premises, including a knife with a blade that is longer than two inches.
Rotan is being held at the Florence County Detention Center pending a bond hearing, according to Nunn.
Earlier on Friday, another West Florence High student was arrested after a loaded gun was found in a vehicle parked at the school.