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Armed man arrested after trying to enter Adams High School

St. Joseph County Jail
Juan Maldonado

South Bend Police say school security measures and a quick-acting school resource officer kept an armed man out of Adams High School. Yesterday morning police say they were notified that a man with a weapon was trying to get into the school. South Bend Police say Student Resource Officer Anthony Pearson caught the man, who had a knife, near the school. 31-year-old Juan Maldonado was arrested and taken to the St. Joe County Jail. Adams High School was on lockdown for about 15 minutes for the incident, but everyone is safe.