Mother puts gun in son's bookbag
YOUNGSTOWN — A 26-year-old woman is in the Mahoning County jail on $85,000 bond facing charges that she hid a loaded gun in her 10-year-old son’s bookbag on a WRTA bus.
Shana Starks of Lake Drive in Youngstown was arraigned today by Judge Elizabeth A. Kobly of Youngstown Municipal Court on charges of carrying a concealed weapon, having a weapon under disability and child endangerment.
A preliminary hearing for Starks is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday.
Police said officers were called by security guards at the WRTA bus terminal on West Federal Street at 7:30 p.m. Friday for a woman on a bus with a loaded gun. A bus driver had told the guards about the woman, describing what she was wearing.
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