Bremen man arrested after gun discharge at Rochester High School

A Bremen man was arrested when a gun he had in his possession went off during a wrestling tournament at Rochester High School.

Thr incident happened on Saturday afternoon, March 2, during the tournament with athletes, coaches and families in attendance from nearly a dozen area school corporations.

Scott Yeager, 44, was found to be in possession of two loaded handguns in his backpack, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities believe Yeager negligently discharged the firearm. Yeager was also in possession of illegal narcotics and a knife, police stated.

There were no injuries reported.

Yeager is charged with possession of a firearm on school property, criminal recklessness with a firearm, possession of cocaine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, and possession of a knife on school property.

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Thor March 3, 2024 at 12:28 pm

“Authorities believe Yeager negligently discharged the firearm.” Well, yeah. Guns don’t just go off by themselves.

So, who was this drug dealer looking to do business with? And why was he fiddling with his firearms during a wrestling meet?

Charles U Farley March 4, 2024 at 9:53 am

“Yeager was also in possession of illegal narcotics”

He was probably tweaking.


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