Man indicted on charges of bringing weapons, ammo to Westfield school

A Delaware man accused of bringing a loaded gun and ammunition to a New Jersey elementary school has been indicted on related charges.

News 12 Staff

Oct 25, 2019, 1:23 AM

Updated 1,671 days ago

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(AP) - A Delaware man accused of bringing a loaded gun and ammunition to a New Jersey elementary school has been indicted on related charges.
Citing a Union County prosecutor's office statement, The News Journal of Wilmington reports 46-year-old Thomas J. Wilkie, of Bear, has been indicted on charges including possessing a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
The statement says Westfield police responded in June to a report from New Castle police that said a potentially armed Wilkie was headed to Tamaques Elementary.
The school was locked down, and officers found Wilkie in the school's parking lot. It says he was holding a .45-caliber handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets. It says he also had a knife and two loaded ammunition clips on him, while 130 rounds of ammunition were in his car.
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