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Police: Westfield State student stored loaded gun in car

May 8, 2015

WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The case of a former Westfield State University student arrested for allegedly bringing a loaded large-capacity gun to campus has been continued.

Brendan Tefft was ordered to serve three years of probation and complete 100 hours of community service on Thursday. If he complies with probationary conditions the case will be considered for dismissal.

Masslive.com (http://bit.ly/1AK8iMF ) reports that a campus police officer in February spotted the handgun in a storage case in the 22-year-old Tefft’s vehicle in a school parking lot.

Tefft told police he worked for a private security company and had a license to carry.

The Oakham resident was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon on school grounds and improperly storing a large-capacity firearm.

University official say Tefft withdrew from school.

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