Jared Marcum, 14 was arrested in April when, officers say, he nearly incited a riot after refusing to change out of his NRA T-shirt. But the teen says he didn’t violate any school policy and was merely exercising his right to free speech. A judge is allowing prosecutors to charge him with obstructing an officer, which means Marcum could face jail time or a fine.
Jared Marcum was arrested after refusing to remove an NRA T-shirt at school in April.
A West Virginia teen who was arrested after refusing to change out of his National Rifle Association T-shirt at school could face a fine and even jail time on a related charge.
A judge in Logan County Court is allowing prosecutors to charge 14-year-old Jared Marcum with obstructing an officer in the April 18 incident, reported CBS affiliate WTRF-TV.