Stoneman Douglas students arrested for knife, deputy suspended for sleeping on the job



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Two marjory Stoneman Douglas students were arrested for a knife, another student who online threats and a Broward County sheriff’s deputy was suspended Tuesday on the Park, Florida, high school, where 17 people were killed in little more than a month ago.

Two students, who as Jordan Salter, 18, and Gavin Stricker, 17, were arrested on the weapons charges, the Sun Sentinel reported, citing the sheriff’s office.

Two marjory Stoneman Douglas students were arrested for a knife, another student who online threats and a Broward County sheriff deputy was suspended Tuesday.

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Meanwhile, Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Moises Carotti, was spotted sleeping in his car on Tuesday while he was supposed to be patrolling the perimeter of the school’s 1200 building — the location of the mass shooting, one of the deadliest in modern AMERICAN history, reports said.

Salter allegedly poured a bowl of cereal on the head of a boy who asked her a sexually offensive question, and then pulled a two-inch black knife from her bra.


Stricker was reported to justice, after he allegedly flashed a knife on a school bus Monday. He allegedly pulled the nine-inch knife from his backpack, when he was called in a school.

A third Stoneman Douglas student, only if a second, allegedly posted photos of himself with a gun in his pants waistband on Snapchat, along with pictures of bullets, the sheriff’s office said in a press release. Both pictures included threatening messages and called someone with the name “Josh,” said the officials.


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The student, who is facing a felony charges for the threats, was admitted to the hospital for a mental health evaluation under Florida’s Baker Act.

After the arrests, Florida Gov. Rick Scott claimed in a letter to Sheriff Scott Israel and Superintendent Robert Runcie that “immediate steps be taken to an armed police to protect each point of entry” of the high school “while students are on campus.”

“The recent events at the school have shown that the need for additional security measures to be implemented,” Scott wrote, according to WFTS. He said that parents had contacted his office with regard to safety.


A student reportedly saw the deputy about 5 hours, and reported him to a sheriff’s office sergeant, who knocked on the window to awaken him, WSVN reported.

Carotti was allegedly suspended with pay pending an internal investigation.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio called Carotti the reported suspension “is so outrageous it is almost impossible to believe.”


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“Of all the schools in America, you would think that this is the safest now,” Rubio said in a statement.

The series of incidents came the day after Zachary Cruz — brother of suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz was arrested for trespassing at Stoneman Douglas property.

Cruz, 18, “illegal” skateboarded around the campus on Monday. He told officials he wanted to “reflect on the school shooting and to enjoy.”

While the penetration is usually a bond of only $25, Cruz the bond was located in an unusually high value of $500,000. Both the Cruz brothers are being held in the Broward County Jail.

Fox News’ Mike Emanuel and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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