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Press Release: Convicted Felon At School With Gun; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


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Press Release – HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPARTMENT (Corporal Joey Williams)

Convicted Felon With Gun At Lakeside School

On February 7th, 2019 at approximately 10:58 am, Lakeside Intermediate School contacted the School Resource Officer in reference to a parent in the lunchroom with a holster on him.

Officers made contact with Dwight Grantham (46) of Hot Springs and noted that he had an empty holster, but that his gun was sitting in plain sight inside his car on school property.

Dwight Grantham (46) of Hot Springs – arrested after allegedly in possession of a gun at Lakeside School.

Grantham is a convicted felon and is not permitted to be in possession of a firearm. He has been charged with Possession of a Firearm on School Property (D Felony) and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Person (D Felony).

Grantham is being held at the Garland County Detention Center on a $5,000.00 bond.