Stu­dents com­mended for re­port­ing gun they found

Albuquerque Journal - - NATION -

PLEAS­ANT GROVE, Utah — A Utah school district is prais­ing two ele­men­tary school stu­dents who re­ported to a school bus driver that they had found a hand­gun in a snow bank at their bus stop.

A note sent to par­ents by the Alpine School District calls the boys he­roes for not touch­ing the gun and in­stead re­port­ing their dis­cov­ery Fri­day. A school re­source of­fi­cer re­sponded and re­cov­ered the gun.

Pleas­ant Grove po­lice say they be­lieve the gun was con­nected to a sit­u­a­tion that un­folded over two nights at a nearby home and in which a man ran the scene be­fore po­lice ar­rived Wed­nes­day night.

Ni­cholas Wil­liam Haun was ar­rested Thurs­day night on sus­pi­cion of ag­gra­vated as­sault and other crimes.

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