Gun arrest forces South Eugene High School into Lockout

South Eugene High School went into lockout after a man reached for his gun during a traffic stop on school grounds, according to police.

Posted: Oct. 19, 2017 6:17 PM
Updated: Oct. 19, 2017 6:17 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man is facing charges after police said he reached for his gun during a traffic stop.

Eugene police said an officer stopped a vehicle in the east parking lot of South Eugene High School at about 11 a.m.

They said the officer discovered James Doyle Weaver had a concealed weapon but didn't have a carrying permit.

At some point, Weaver reached towards the gun, forcing the officer to draw his gun.

South Eugene High School was put on lockout.

Weaver was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm. He was also cited for speeding.


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