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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Grain Valley man charged with carrying loaded weapon onto Blue Springs school property

For Immediate Release

Aug. 28, 2019

A Grain Valley man, 19, has been charged in connection with his carrying of a loaded firearm onto property of the Blue Springs School District, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.

Charles Kozloski, dob: 1/31/2000, faces Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class E felony, and Stealing.*

According to court records, on Aug. 21, 2019, a Blue Springs police officer, working as a school resource officer, received a tip that a man wearing a blue shirt in the swimming pool parking lot on Ashton Drive, property of the Blue Springs School Distric, was in possession of a firearm. After Blue Springs police pulled in front of the defendant's vehicle, they ordered him out and detained him. The defendant had earlier been banned from school premises for an earlier crime. The defendant told police he had no intention of harming anyone and he didn't know he wasn't allowed on the property. He also acknowledge he took the gun without permission

Prosecutors requested a $20,000 bond.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.

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