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Student disciplined for bringing replica toy gun to Cottage Grove Middle School

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A south Washington County sixth-grader was disciplined after he brought a replica handgun to school.

The Cottage Grove Middle School student brought the toy cap gun to school on Tuesday, Jan. 26, in his pants pocket. He took the gun out of his pocket in the lunchroom to adjust it and while he did that other students noticed him holding it and informed lunchroom staff, said Gail Griffith, a Cottage Grove police officer and school resource officer who works at the middle school.


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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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