- Associated Press - Monday, May 11, 2015

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Authorities in South Dakota say a 9-year-old boy, his mother and stepfather have been arrested on drug charges after police discovered that the boy took a baggie with marijuana to school.

Sioux Falls Police spokesman Sam Clemens says staff members at the elementary school alerted the school’s resource officer that the boy had shown the bag to other students.

The officer talked to the boy and took him home, which was later searched after the officer noticed an odor of marijuana coming from the house. Clemens says officers found marijuana, methamphetamine and over a pound of another substance.

The boy was charged with possession of marijuana and released to a relative. The charges against his 31-year-old mother and 29-year-old stepfather include marijuana possession and abuse and neglect of a child

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide