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Area High School Cracks Down on Rumored Drug Sales

Saturday, November 24, 2012 07:56 AM
Written by Jennifer Christopher
Category: Local News

Even rumors of actions involving drugs has one area high school cracking down.

Police were called out to New Prairie High School last week when a report came in that a student there was possible selling prescription medications during school hours.

According to the police report, the officer meat with the school's principal and assistant principle who informed them that two other students had brought to their attention that a 15 year-old girl had allegedly informed them that she had made some money selling prescription medication for $10 a pill and had already made a total of $20.

The school officials said they questioned the girl who pulled out a bag of prescription pills and, after speaking with her parents, found out the medication was prescribed to the girl.

The female student then allegedly denied having sold any of her pills to fellow students but school officials claim she changed other parts of her story multiple times.

The medication in question was counted, identified and turned over to the school's principal; however, due to no actual transaction taking place or other information received the incident was simply documented pending the school's internal sanctions against the female student.