Alamance County father charged with having gun on school property, DWI

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James Robert Gregory

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A father is facing charges after deputies say he came to a Burlington elementary school to pick up his child while under the influence of alcohol.

According to the Burlington Times-News, 49-year-old James Robert Gregory is charged with felony carrying a gun on educational property, misdemeanor carrying a weapon on educational property, misdemeanor carrying a concealed gun, misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon, and driving while impaired.

Alamance County Deputies said the staff at E.M. Holt Elementary smelled alcohol on Gregory when he walked in.

The school resource officer then told Gregory to have someone else pick up his child.

Shortly after Gregory drove away from the school, another deputy pulled him over. He blew a .12 on a breathalyzer test.

According to the Times-News, deputies found a .38-caliber pistol and a knife in his car.

Gregory’s bond was set at $2,500.