Local News

Two charged with bringing guns to Fayetteville high school

Posted April 26, 2013

— Cumberland County Sheriff's deputies and Fayetteville police officers arrested two 18-year-olds Friday morning after finding guns in separate vehicles at Pine Forest High School. 

Fayetteville police came to the school, in the 500 block of Andrews Road, to arrest Angel Dickinson, of 3402 Carl Steiner Road, on an outstanding warrant for common law robbery.

While searching his vehicle, officers located a shotgun they said may have been used in a recent crime. His additional charges were not immediately available.

Cumberland County deputies arrested and charged Paul Algarin Jr., of 3952 Foster Drive, after finding a Ruger 380 under the front seat of his car. The gun had been reported stolen by the Lumberton Police Department. 

Authorities said Algarin recently withdrew from the school and should not have been on campus. 

Algarin is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possessing a firearm on school property, trespassing and possessing a stolen weapon.

Both men were being processed at the Cumberland County jail Friday morning.

Cumberland County Schools Superintendent Frank Till said the school was never placed on lockdown during the searches because students weren't in danger.

According to its website, Pine Forest High School has about 1,700 students.


This story is closed for comments.

Oldest First
View all
  • wasone May 1, 2013

    Where is rev. barber when you need him?

  • due_whats_right Apr 26, 2013

    Proud Black Constitutionalist.....missed your point? Since I set it up, I think I got it right. 'preciate you.

  • disgusted2010 Apr 26, 2013

    Would a warrant even be required for a car on school property?
    Grand Union

    Maybe in your world where the constitution does not matter, only that the sheep feel safe while protected by big government.

  • Obamacare survives Apr 26, 2013

    bad boys bad boys ,,, they thank they be bad ,, yeah I'm bad,, they sure are and I can't wait for reality to hit them.

    See how bad they are when they drop the soap.

  • Mustange Apr 26, 2013

    I thought our state lawmakers just passed a law that allowed guns in cars at schools WRONG college campus and im sure they didnt mean shotguns from previous crimes

  • westernwake1 Apr 26, 2013

    Parents should wonder why these two over-legal-age criminals are allowed anywhere near a high school with guns in their vehicles.

    Guess all of those "gun free zone" signs don't work.

  • Mustange Apr 26, 2013

    Armed Staff / Security = Bad... Resource Officer = Good... Pretzel Logic speak for yourself dont speak for me because if they pull a gun in class we are suppose to take a bullet and not defend ourselves because of a rule that overides a constitutional right to protect yourself , if you dont want to ccw and let the government protect you thats fine but dont impose it on everyone not all of us what to be a statistic

  • zenonx6 Apr 26, 2013

    bad boys bad boys ,,, they thank they be bad ,, yeah I'm bad,, they sure are and I can't wait for reality to hit them.

  • Mustange Apr 26, 2013

    and you see why we teachers need to be allowed to CCW they carry and dont care

  • Quagmire Apr 26, 2013

    if the parents dont claim the guns were left in the car by them then they should be sent to jail for a long time

    Then the parents should go.