Note: McKenzie arena is a basketball arena /venue on the campus of The Univeristy of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Man Arrested After He Tries To Bring Gun Into McKenzie Arena
posted September 22, 2008
A man was arrested after he tried to bring a gun into the Homecoming Step Show at UTC on Saturday night.
Clifford Jamar Billups, 29, of 302 Wygoda Circle, was charged with carrying a weapon on school property and theft.
A security officer said Billups tried to get in Gate 1 by saying he was an armed security guard with a gun in his book bag.
He was placed in custody and his firearm was found to be stolen, police said.
Authorities said Billups has a gun carry permit, but not an armed security license.
He is due to appear in General Sessions Court on Oct. 9.
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