Teacher finds suspected marijuana

Published 10:00 pm Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A middle school student has been recommended for an expulsion hearing after a teacher found a bottle containing suspected marijuana.

The incident happened on Friday at King’s Fork Middle School. A teacher at the school found a white, plastic bottle in a classroom that contained the substance, according to city spokeswoman Diana Klink.

A male juvenile student admitted that the bottle belonged to him, Klink stated. The School Resource Officer was notified, and the investigation remains ongoing, she said.

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Suffolk Public Schools spokeswoman Bethanne Bradshaw said the student has been recommended for an expulsion hearing.