Thibodaux High School student arrested for having a gun in his car

November 17, 2016 | Updated: 11:10 a.m., November 17, 2016

THIBODAUX, La (WGNO) РPolice in Lafourche Parish arrested a Thibodaux High School student after discovering the teen had a gun in his car.

On the morning of Wednesday, November 16, a school resource officer was notified that Brennan Garman, a 17-year-old Thibodaux high student, had a gun in his car.

The officer and a school administrator escorted Garman to his car, which was parked on campus, where a 9mm handgun was stored in the center console, according to a report by the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Garman said he had the gun in his car for self-defence and that he did not intend to use the gun at school.

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He was arrested and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux where he was booked with Carrying a Firearm by a Student at School.

Garman was released late Wednesday night after posting $1,000 bond.