Broward deputy accused of sleeping on duty at Stoneman Douglas

Deputy suspended for sleeping on site of Florida school mass murder

Deputy suspended for sleeping on site of Florida school mass murder

Around 5 p.m. Monday, a student alerted a sergeant patrolling the interior of the high school that Broward County Deputy Moises Carotti was asleep in a marked patrol auto, according to a statement from the Broward County Sheriff's Office.

His older brother is now in police custody awaiting trial for the shooting that killed 17 people on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14).

Authorities said a Broward County sheriff's deputy was suspended after he reportedly fell asleep in his patrol auto while on-duty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

"Of all the schools in America, you would think this would be the safest one right now", said Marco Rubio, Florida's Republican senator in a statement about the deputy.

According to deputies, 18 year-old Jordan Salter was arrested at the school after she allegedly showed a 2-inch knife in the school cafeteria during a confrontation with a male student on Tuesday morning.

Veda Coleman-Wright, spokeswoman for the Broward County Sheriff's Office, said Tuesday that Deputy Moises Carotti was suspended with pay, pending an internal affairs investigation, WPLG reports. He had allegedly been displaying a knife on the bus on Monday, a student told teachers.

One of the students nabbed at the Florida high school where a gunman slaughtered 17 people hid a knife in her bra and pulled it out during a fight, police said.

That student was taken in for a psychiatric evaluation. "Recent events at the school have demonstrated the need for additional security measures to be implemented".

"She was accosted against a pole", said Scott. He told police he wanted to "reflect on the school shooting and soak it in". 'We thought he was doing OK, and I think he wasn't doing as well as we thought he was'.

The young man had no ties to the school, but deputies arrested him there on Monday.

Assistant State Attorney Sarahnell Murphy made the claim during a court hearing Tuesday for Cruz's little brother Zachary, who is accused of trespassing on the property of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

On Wednesday, Local 10 News learned that Cruz was arrested twice in 2016.

Officers noted in the report he was "continually disrespectful to the police on scene". The same shooting has sparked nationwide debates about banning the purchase of semi-automatic weapons and promoted a National School Walkout, organized by students, in protest of gun violence.

Two other students at the Parkland, Florida, school were arrested for incidents involving knives.

"All safety protocols for routine school operations are being reinforced at all schools".

Zachary Cruz was ordered by the court to wear an ankle monitor.

The letter also informed parents that she school district will be upgrading its real-time surveillance camera systems at all public schools in the county and will continue to conduct code-red, active-shooter training throughout the school year at all schools.

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