One arrest made following lockdown at Jacksonville High School

(Photo: Jacksonville Department of Public Safety)

JACKSONVILLE, Onslow County - One arrest was made following the Jacksonville High School lockdown this morning.

At approximately 8 a.m., Jacksonville Police Department received information about a subject with a weapon at Jacksonville High School on Henderson Drive, officials said in a press release.

Responding officers conducted an investigation that resulted in one arrest.

Clarence Dwyer Lamb Jr., 17, of Jacksonville was taken into custody and charged with resist, obstruct, delay of a public officer and weapon on educational property.

His bond was set at $2,500.


The lockdown at Jacksonville High School has been lifted, parents told reporters at NewsChannel 12.

Jacksonville High School was on lockdown Tuesday morning, school officials confirmed to NewsChannel 12.

"Based on a report of a possible weapon on campus this morning, the principal at Jacksonville High School put the campus on lockdown for the safety of all students and staff and alerted law enforcement." a school representative said in a press release.

Law enforcement were called in and they conducted an investigation with the cooperation of administration. Parents were alerted of the lockdown.

After the investigation, officials determined there was no longer a threat. An all-call was sent out to parents notifying them that vhe lockdown was lifted.