Woman arrested for having gun on school campus

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - A Rowan County woman was arrested Tuesday for brining a loaded handgun on elementary school property.

Deborah A. Stegall, was arrested and charged with felony possession of a firearm on school grounds and carrying a concealed weapon violation, according to a news release from the Rowan County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were tipped off by the woman's husband that she might be on her way to Bostian Elementary located at 4245 Old Beatty Ford Road in China Grove.

The school went on a code yellow lockdown while deputies tried to intercept Stegall's car.

They located her in the school's parking lot and she admitted she had a loaded 9 mm handgun in her pocket book, according to the release.

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