By ZEINAB NAJM
Sunday Times Newspapers
TAYLOR — Ra’Kai Joshua Edmonds, 18, of Taylor was charged in connection with possession of weapons, and marijuana on school property.
Wayne County Prosector Kym Worthy announced the charges after Edmonds’ backpack was found containing marijuana, an airsoft gun, a knife, and alcohol.
Huron Township police officers were dispatched to Summit High School in Huron Township in regards to the backpack about 9:24 a.m. May 17.
Once at the scene, officers were told that the backpack belonged to Edmonds. It is alleged that Edmonds, who was a student at Summit High School, brought a backpack containing the items to school.
He was charged with one count of possession of marijuana on school property, one count of possession of an automatic weapon, and one count of possession of a weapon in a weapon-free school zone. The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Edmonds was arraigned in 34th District Court May 20 where he was given a $20,000 bond, 10 percent with a GPS tether. He is also not allowed to have any contact with Summit High School and also no drugs or alcohol, the press release said.
The probable cause conference is scheduled for June 1 before Judge Lisa Martin.
(Zeinab Najm can be reached at [email protected].)