A school resources officer at a South Coast high school who responded to a report someone was threatening staff members say she found the man was armed with a knife, and selling drugs on campus.
Santa Barbara Police say when the officer arrived on the scene at Santa Barbara High School Monday, Christian Ariel Hernandez tried to flee on his skateboard.
The officer, and school staff caught the 19 year old man, who wasn’t a student.
They found he was armed with a knife, was carrying marijuana, and bags of cocaine, and marijuana. Police say Hernandez is a gang member.
He was arrested on a half dozen charges, from possession of drugs and weapons on a school campus, to drug dealing.
No one was hurt in the incident.