Vice principal of Tevis Junior High, Kent Williams, accused of bringing gun on campus

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Vice principal of Tevis Junior High School Kent Williams was arrested Thursday after police said he brought a gun on campus.

Parents received a robocall today from the school district informing them that Williams was arrested.

UPDATE: BPD: Tevis Jr. High Vice Principal broke no law with gun at school.

Someone on campus notified the district that Williams had the gun in a backpack in his office, according to Sgt. Joe Grubbs with the Bakersfield Police Department.

Grubbs said that when police arrived, Williams admitted to having the gun in his office.

23ABC learned that Williams has a concealed weapons permit and is authorized to carry a weapon, but is not allowed to have the weapon on campus.

Grubbs said that he was booked into the downtown jail at about 10 a.m.

Tevis Junior High School is located at 3901 Pin Oak Park Blvd. and is part of the Panama Buena Vista Union School District.

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