Hampton students charged after classroom incident

Published 8:09 pm Thursday, March 1, 2018

Two students at Hampton High School face charges through Juvenile Court following a report the pair engaged in disorderly behavior in a classroom.

In a police report, Carter County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sal Caccamo, who serves as the School Resource Officer at Hampton High School, said he was notified on Wednesday that two students at the school were “acting disorderly” in their first period classroom.

“It was reported that both students found a gum container then filled it with sanitizer soap and lit it on fire with a lighter while they were in a classroom full of students,” Caccamo said. “This act created a hazardous condition in the classroom.”

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Caccamo said he issued both students, whose names are not being released due to their age, a Juvenile Petition charging them with disorderly conduct. The students were then released to the custody of their parents.