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Whiteville High student charged with gun at East Bladen High


BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- A Columbus County teen was in court today after Bladen County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested him with a gun at a high school football game.

Deputies arrested Trevor Patrick Sellers, 18, of Whiteville, and charged him with having a handgun in the parking lot at East Bladen High School Friday night. While deputies were patrolling the parking lot, they say they saw Sellers with his door open and a beer bottle that was still partially full of alcohol. Upon further investigation, deputies found a loaded .32 caliber Kel-Tec semi-automatic handgun in the center console.

Sellers, who investigators say attends Whiteville High School is charged with Possession of a firearm on education property, carrying a concealed weapon, consuming alcohol less than 19 years of age and possession of a malt beverage on unauthorized premise.

Sellers was released after posting a $5,000 secured bond.

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