High School Student Arrested With Guns On Concord H.S. Campus

Thanks to the quick actions of a school resource officer, a possible situation was thwarted at Olympic High School in Concord. 18-year-old Alejandro Cortes, of Pittsburg, a reputed gang member with a previous arrest for weapons violations, was detained by police. There was no threat made by Cortes and no indication that he was going to carry out an attack but he was found with two loaded handguns. Anyone with information on the case should contact Detective Montero of the Concord Police Department at 925-603-5925.