Mother charged for gun at school

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Rachella Shanee Saunders, 27, of 722 Alexwood Drive, Hope Mills, is charged with storing a firearm in a manner accessible to a minor. That's a misdemeanor offense.

Saunders' son was detained Tuesday afternoon when he allegedly hid a loaded handgun in his book bag and brought it to Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary School on Legion Road where he is a student.

Saunders was released from the Cumberland County Detention Center on a $1,000 bond.

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