NEO A&M employee taken into custody after gun, drugs found

Posted at 5:39 PM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-01 04:59:57-05

MIAMI, Okla. -- A Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College employee was taken into custody Wednesday after officials said the employee had drugs and a firearm while on campus.

Read a statement from an NEO spokesperson below:

This morning, campus police acted on a combination of information received from the Craig County Sheriff's Office and anonymous tips, and took a Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College employee into custody for the possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm on campus. This was an isolated incident and NEO is continuing to cooperate with local law enforcement officials.

The safety and security of our students, faculty, staff, and guests are a top priority at NEO. We are committed to taking every necessary step required to ensure the safety and security of our campus.

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