GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - University of Florida Police have
arrested a man who was allegedly found carrying a gun on campus.
An Alachua County Jail spokesman says 25-year-old Ernest Booker
is facing charges of possession of a weapon on school property,
possession of a weapon or ammunition by a convicted felon and
providing false information to officers.
Authorities say Booker was found inside a building on campus.
Authorities say that when police asked if he had anything else
besides an inhaler in his pocket, he allegedly said he was carrying
Booker was initially being held without bond at the jail
Authorities say Booker is not a student or an employee. They say
they don't know why he was in the building, but he didn't make
threats against anyone.
---Information from: The Gainesville Sun,
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