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Student Arrested for Weapons Offenses

Released on Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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    Brittany Schoonover Booking Photo

On December 12, 2017 Fort Collins Police responded to Front Range Community College at 4616 S. Shields St., in Fort Collins after Brittany Schoonover (DOB 07/29/91), a student, had an interaction with a faculty member outside of a classroom. During the interaction, Ms. Schoonover displayed a gun. The faculty member was able to disarm Ms. Schoonover. There were no injuries to either party, and there is no ongoing threat to the campus or the community.

The suspect was arrested on the following charges:

18-3-206 Felony Menacing, a class 5 Felony.

18-12-105.5 Possession of a weapon on property of an educational facility, a class 6 Felony.

18-9-909 Interference of an Educational Facility, a class 1 misdemeanor.

18-3-303 False Imprisonment, a class 2 misdemeanor.

Ms. Schoonover was booked into the Larimer County jail without incident. A booking photo is attached courtesy of the Larimer County Sheriff's Office. Police urge anyone with information to contact Officer Deighton at (970) 221-6555. People may also contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at (970) 221-6868. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Crime Stoppers can also be reached online at

All charges are simply an accusation by law enforcement officers, and all arrest parties must be presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. No further information will be released at this time.