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Teen Caught with Loaded Gun at Hephzibah High Football Game


A local teen was caught late Friday with a loaded gun and a knife at football game at Hephzibah High School, authorities said.

Le’Mont Cozart Moss, 17, was caught around 10 p.m. Friday night with a loaded Smith & Wesson with a 16-round magazine as well as one extended 30-round magazine. He was on school grounds when officers found him with the weapon as well as a Smith & Wesson-brand pocket knife, according to arrest warrants.

LeMont Moss 17 of Hephzibah Disrupting public school weapons in school pistol possession under 18
Le’Mont Moss, 17, of Hephzibah, Disrupting public school, weapons in school, pistol possession under 18

The incident happened while Hephzibah High School was hosting Cross Creek High at home, a football game that Hephzibah won, 30-12.

Moss, of 2964 Ulm Road, Hephzibah, was charged with felony weapons in school buildings, disrupting public school and possession of pistol or revolver under 18.

Moss is seen on his Facebook page posing with guns, marijuana and cash. He describes himself as a full-time rapper who attended Hephzibah High School.

Le’Mont Moss from Facebook

The teen remained in the Richmond County Detention Center on Monday afternoon without bond.

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Greg Rickabaugh
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Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.


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