…his plans for the future could be DOA. According to David Lohr in the Huffington Post:
A high school senior in Ohio is facing felony charges after officials at the technical school he was attending for firefighter training searched his vehicle and found a pocketknife. The young man’s future and his dreams of serving the public are now in jeopardy.
“If I am convicted of a felony, I’m never going to be a police officer. I’m never going to be a fireman. I’m never going to be in the military,” Jordan Wiser told The Huffington Post. “I won’t even be able to be a janitor. I’m 18 years old, and this is going to ruin my entire life.”
Read more about the case in the Star Beacon, The Daily Caller, and at 19 Action News, which filed the report below. Note that at the end the reporter seems to feel he must soften the idea that the prosecutor — who said he is simply enforcing the school’s zero tolerance policy — is an evil jerk.
I doubt anyone will be swayed. – L.
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