Meet Cole Withrow from Princeton, NC. Eagle Scout; great student; devout Christian; responsible citizen. Just two weeks shy of high school graduation... and now, ACCUSED FELON?!?
Cole arrived to school Monday morning and reached behind the seat of his truck to get his book bag. He suddenly realized he'd accidentally left his shotgun in his vehicle after he was out fishing and shooting over the weekend and that it needed to be returned home immediately.
Afraid of getting in trouble for skipping class, Cole locked his truck, walked to the front office and called his mother to come and retrieve it, as he couldn't leave school; he would miss class.
Due to his conversation being overheard by school staff, the police were called, Cole was arrested and charged with a felony, along with a year's expulsion. He will not be able to graduate with his class.
If you believe this boy acted responsibly and doesn't deserve this, PLEASE LIKE AND SHARE IT! Thank you!
Princeton NC High School: (919) 936-6431 Johnston County District Attorney: 919-209-5520
You can support Cole on Twitter @DCWithrow #FreeCole
If you'd all please sign this petition to be presented to Cole's school board, I'm sure it would mean a great deal. Thank you!