WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A Georgetown Preparatory School staffer has been arrested and charged for bringing a gun to school, officials said.
Police responded to the school located at 10900 Rockville Pike in Rockville for a report that a school employee had a gun in the school. Stephen P. Lafferty, 51, had brought a Smith & Wesson revolver into his office and placed it on his desk, officials said.
Lafferty brought the gun to school have some work done to it later in the day. He brought the gun into his office to show it to someone else, officials said. The gun was unloaded and was in a holster while on the desk.
After the arrest, Police also found a drug paraphernalia on him. He has been charged with 'one count of possessing a dangerous weapon on school property and one count of possession of CDS paraphernalia'.
He has since been released on bond.