Juvenile arrested at MVHS football game for allegedly possessing stolen gun

MONTE VISTA — A juvenile male from Alamosa was arrested Friday, Oct. 21, at the Monte Vista High School football game for allegedly possessing a stolen handgun, according to a press release issued over the weekend.

Monte Vista Police Department officers contacted the 15-year-old Alamosa resident and reportedly found him in possession of a handgun that was allegedly stolen earlier from a residence in Monte Vista, the release states. Police were tipped off, reportedly, from a citizen.

According to the release, the juvenile male was arrested and charged with a number of felonies including suspicion of possession of a handgun on school grounds, possession of a handgun by a juvenile and burglary.

There was no further information available as of deadline on Monday.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.