Police in south Jersey say they found an AK-47 assault rifle along with other firearms and 19 pounds of marijuana in the home of a man after he mentioned having a gun following a meeting at a high school.

 

Timber Creek High School (Google street view)

Police say a teacher at Timber Creek High School in Gloucester Township heard Michael Shaffer mention that he had a gun in his car. The teacher told a police officer posted in the school and a search was set off.

Officials tell the Courier-Post  the 55-year-old was in the school Thursday morning for a meeting. They say no students or school staff were in danger.

Shaffer is being held in Camden County Jail with bail set at $110,000 on weapons and drug charges.

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