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Student Charged With Gun Possession


Brevard College student Michael Frashure Coers of Elkins, West, Va., was arrested on Monday night for possession of a gun on campus.

According to Detective Sgt. Aaron Thompson, the 19-year-old student was caught with a 38-Smith and Wesson revolver in his car.

Coers, who is a Wilderness Leadership student and resides on campus, was immediately apprehended and charged with felony possession of a firearm on educational property.

"I suspect the college has given fair warning regarding firearms on campus, so he knew," said Thompson.

According to Valerie Leeper, Brevard College director of mark...

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