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A scare at Jenks Public Schools for parents and students today

Posted at 6:19 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-21 19:23:43-05

JENKS, Okla. — Campus police say that after checking out a suspicious car at Jenks Public Schools, they found guns and drugs inside.

They say they immediately arrested the three suspects, two juveniles and an adult.

The adult suspect was identified as 19-year-old Floyd Joshua, according to a booking report from Jenks Campus Police.

The two juveniles are not students at the school, and they don't know if the adult is related to or in communication with anyone at the campus.

This situation all started a little before noon.

Rob Loeber says an administrator saw a suspicious vehicle on campus this week.

When that car was spotted again today, they reported it to campus police.

"Thankfully, we have veteran officers," Loeber said. "Guys who have been doing this for many many years. They are very experienced, very well trained. They know how to respond in these situations."

Some parents raised concerns about why campus police instead of city police handled the situation.

We spoke with another parent of a freshman who didn't want to go on camera but said she's relieved campus police responded so quickly.

She says she was glad the school sent several emails and text messages to let parents know what was going on.

"The fact that they were able to control the situation, and the scene we did not issue a lock down because at that point any potential threat had been neutralized," Loeber said.

Jenks Public Schools did not go on lock down today, because campus police had the situation under control so fast.

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