Hillside High student charged with bringing gun to school

DURHAM (WTVD) -- A Hillside High School student was charged after Durham County deputies say he had a gun on campus.

Dreldon Charle Majette, 19, was in possession of a Kel-tec 9mm long rifle with a high capacity magazine.

Durham County Sheriff's Office

Once deputies arrived to investigate, they found the rifle in the suspect's car.

Majette was charged with misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon and having a gun on school property.

He was booked into the Durham County Detention Center and released on a $15,000 unsecured bond.

Officials stated Majette did not make any direct threats against the school, students or staff and did not present the weapon in a threatening manner while at the school.
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