For Immediate Release
Aug. 28, 2019
A Grain Valley man, 19, has been charged in connection with his carrying of a loaded firearm onto property of the Blue Springs School District, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Charles Kozloski, dob: 1/31/2000, faces Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class E felony, and Stealing.*
According to court records, on Aug. 21, 2019, a Blue Springs police officer, working as a school resource officer, received a tip that a man wearing a blue shirt in the swimming pool parking lot on Ashton Drive, property of the Blue Springs School Distric, was in possession of a firearm. After Blue Springs police pulled in front of the defendant's vehicle, they ordered him out and detained him. The defendant had earlier been banned from school premises for an earlier crime. The defendant told police he had no intention of harming anyone and he didn't know he wasn't allowed on the property. He also acknowledge he took the gun without permission
Prosecutors requested a $20,000 bond.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.