Proved his point.
A Dane County father was arrested Thursday morning after he entered an elementary carrying signs that said “gun,” police said.
The parent was buzzed in through the front door of Shorewood Hills Elementary School, but he never stopped at the school office to check in, police said.
The man walked into this child’s classroom, made statements to the teachers in the room about being an intruder who was allowed access to the school and gave the teacher a piece of cardboard with the word “gun” on it, police said.
Police said he then went to the school office, where he made the same statement and gave the administrative staff another piece of cardboard with the word “gun” written on it.
“I think the individual who was involved in this made a poor choice about trying to achieve what they were trying to achieve,” Shorewood Hills Police Chief Aaron Chapin said. “I absolutely would not encourage anyone to try test security at schools.”
The man was arrested, accused of disorderly conduct.
Police investigators are working with the Dane County District Attorney’s Office to determine if other charges are appropriate.