Teen sentenced in gun case | SummitDaily.com

Teen sentenced in gun case

GRAND JUNCTION – One of six eighth-grade boys who were charged after two guns were found at Fruita Middle School has been sentenced to two years in the Division of Youth Corrections.Ricky Johnson, 15, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to a felony charge of possessing a weapon on school grounds and a misdemeanor charge of possession of a weapon as a juvenile. He will have no public, adult criminal record if he commits no other crimes in the next four years.The teen told the judge he had cooperated with classmate Aaron Dicamillo in taking a gun from a relative’s house Nov. 18. Johnson said he took it home from school after learning Dicamillo had taken it there. Dicamillo was charged on suspicion that he took that gun and a second gun that belonged to his mother to school. Four other eighth-graders also were charged in the case.

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