Stolen Gun Recovered at Sebastian River High School

SEBASTIAN – On Friday, November 30, 2018, the Sebastian Police Department was contacted by an Indian River County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer advising they recovered a handgun at Sebastian River High School.

“The handgun was stolen during an auto burglary that occurred in the 500 block of Glencove Street on October 27, 2018. The victim’s vehicle was unlocked at the time of the burglary,” Lt. Timothy Wood told Sebastian Daily.

The 15 year old suspect, who was in possession of the firearm, was interviewed by detectives from both agencies and admitted to stealing the firearm during the commission of the burglary.

‚ÄčThe investigation remains under investigation. No additional information is available at this time.

We will update this story when more information is available.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.