State police recover weapon missing from Chatham home

February 26, 2018 07:22 PM

CHATHAM - State police say they recovered a weapon reported missing from a home in Chatham over the weekend.

They've charged a 15-year-old child with criminal possession of a firearm.    

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During their investigation, state police say they also became aware of a rumor circulating on social media. After working with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office and officials at Chatham High School, they decided there was no evidence of any credible threat to the school or students.


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