Police in Mobile arrested a Davidson High School student Friday morning accused of bringing an illegally altered handgun and drugs onto campus and then attempting to elude police when they arrived on the scene.

Samuel Curry, 18 of Mobile, was arrested Oct. 7 for bringing drugs and an altered firearm to Davidson High School. (MCSO)

Samuel Curry, 18 of Mobile, was arrested Oct. 7 for bringing drugs and an altered firearm to Davidson High School. (MCSO)

Accoridng to the Mobile Police Department, 18-year-old Samuel Curry fled the school when police arrived to investigate a report that a Davidson student might be in possession of a weapon.

However, when police went to Curry’s home, they found him and a backpack containing a .22 caliber revolver that had the serial numbers scratched, a bag of marijuana, a digital scale and an iPad.

Curry was arrested at the scene and taken into custody on a litany of charges.

According to Mobile County Metro Jail records, Curry was charged with receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal trespassing, possession of a firearm with an altered ID, carrying a pistol without a permit and carrying a pistol by certain persons forbidden under the law.