Man caught with weapons, ammunition at Cobb school

A North Carolina man was being held without bond Monday night after he was found with numerous weapons and ammunition on the campus of a Cobb County high school.

A school police officer spotted Joshua Tyler Harvell, 21, smoking a cigarette in his car Friday morning at Kennesaw Mountain High School, according to an arrest warrant obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Inside Harvell’s car, police found a machete with a 24-inch blade, a .40 caliber pistol, a semi-automatic rifle and a knife, the warrant states. Harvell also allegedly 49 rounds of ammunition for the pistol and 355 rounds of ammunition for the rifle. Some of the weapons were found in the trunk of the car, according to police.

Harvell was arrested and charged with possession weapons on school grounds, jail records show. His vehicle was then impounded and searched.

No information was released regarding why Harvell, of Albermarle, N.C., was on the campus. He was denied bond at his first court appearance.