Carmel man charged after bringing handgun to school board meeting

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CARMEL, Ind. (WISH) — A Carmel antheral faces a felony complaint aft a handgun fell retired of his pouch astatine a schoolhouse committee gathering past month, according to Hamilton County tribunal documents.

Robert Lesher, 69, was charged with possession of a firearm connected schoolhouse property.

Police came into interaction with astir 8 p.m. connected July 26 astatine the Educational Services Center, located astatine 5201 E. Main St., wherever a schoolhouse committee gathering was being held.

According to officers, the antheral was adjusting his posture successful his spot erstwhile a firearm — aboriginal identified arsenic a Glock 43 handgun — fell retired of his pocket, the tribunal filing states.

Police said they gained power of the firearm and detained Lesher, the tribunal filing states.

Lesher’s archetypal proceeding was held Monday. His assemblage proceedings is docket for March 30, online tribunal records show.

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