Gun, marijuana found in backpack at Phoenix school

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By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

PHOENIX -- Phoenix police arrested a 19-year-old man after a handgun and marijuana were found inside a backpack at a school.

Police responded to the school near 35th and Northern avenues around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday after school officials reported locating the backpack.

Police said Nickoy Haughton made comments indicating knowledge of the marijuana and handgun, which did not have a serial number.

Haughton was booked on suspicion of possession of a defaced weapon, a firearm in connection with a drug offense, marijuana, and drugs within a school zone.