Local woman facing charge of carrying weapon onto school property

DYERSBURG, Tenn. — A Dyersburg woman has been charged with possession of a weapon on school property.

According to Dyersburg police, the weapon was found when the woman walked through a screening system at a Dyersburg Middle School, which was implemented by the city schools this year.

The parent was reportedly immediately searched and the weapon was found.

Dyersburg police say 40-year-old Lauren Woolridge has been charged with carrying the weapon on school property and issued a misdemeanor citation to appear in Dyersburg City Court.

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