Midstate bus driver charged after bringing toy gun on board

Written by The Associated Press | Dec 11, 2012 5:15 PM

(Harrisburg) -- A school bus driver in Dauphin County is facing charges after police say he brought a toy gun along for the ride. 

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Susquehanna Township Police say a student from Dauphin County Technical School alerted officials on Monday that driver Ronald Jones told them the toy gun was for the bad kids.

Authorities say they had the bus stopped and were able to recover a miniature toy machine gun.

Another driver finished the route.

The 73-year-old Jones is accused of disorderly conduct.

Police say the children were never in danger.

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