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Man in trouble for what police found in his car at Kansas City middle school

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City North man was charged Wednesday in Clay County with unlawful use of a weapons and possession of a controlled substance. According to the probable cause statement, John Kingsbury, 54, was parked Monday, Nov. 28 at Northgate Middle School while he was playing basketball when someone observed he had a gun case inside his open trunk.

The person called authorities, who questioned Kingsbury. A Clay County deputy says Kingsbury agreed to let him search the car and recover the locked gun case in the trunk. Kingsbury reportedly told the deputy where to get the gun case keys and the deputy opened the case to find the firearms with loaded magazines in the magazine wells. However, there were no cartridges in the chambers of any of the firearms.

When authorities searched the car further, they found a bag of meth inside his car under the floor mat.

Kingsbury was given a $75,000 bond.