SAN JOSE — Officers discovered a loaded handgun contained in the classroom of a Chaboya Center College instructor on Wednesday after they went to arrest him in reference to a strong-arm theft earlier this 12 months, police mentioned.
The theft stemmed from a highway rage incident reported Feb. 21 on the primary block of Fourth Road, Sgt. Enrique Garcia mentioned. The suspect, later recognized as 35-year-old Charles Ha So, of San Jose, allegedly assaulted one other man and forcibly took his cellphone.
Police obtained a warrant and arrested So at Chaboya Center College, the place he teaches language arts to eighth-grade college students. Garcia mentioned the gun was in a satchel inside So’s classroom.
So is slated to be booked into Santa Clara County Jail on theft and possession of a firearm at a faculty prices.
A spokesman for the Evergreen College District couldn’t be instantly reached for touch upon So’s arrest.
Anybody with data associated to the case can contact Detective Sgt. Ray Vaughn at 408-277-4166.
These wishing to stay nameless can depart a tip with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-STOP (7867) or svcrimestoppers.org. Tipsters could also be eligible for a money reward.
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