Police: 4-Year-Old Boy Brought Baggies Of Marijuana To Meriden Elementary School

MERIDEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A 4-year-old Connecticut boy brought marijuana to his school and innocently offered up the drugs to his classmates, police said.

A teacher told police the special needs student at the Hanover Elementary School in Meriden pulled out nine bags of pot, which officials said appeared to be wrapped for sale, from his pocket at snack time Tuesday.

Parents at the school are shocked.

“At 4-years-old, someone gave it to him, or he took it, not knowing what it was,” Arthur Werley told CBS2.

“Our concern is for the 4-year-old student, who had no knowledge of what he was bringing to school,” School Superintendent Mark D. Benigni said.

Benigni said the teacher immediately confiscated the drugs and other children in the class were unaware of the incident.

Investigators are trying to determine where the child got the drugs.

The Connecticut Department of Children and Families is also investigating.

No arrests have been made.

  • HarloweThrombey

    No harm, no foul.

  • BurlAttaccillhog
  • jerseyjoey

    Oh Light up a fat one and take a chill pill, relax and put some jimmy on the music box. LOL First of all this story is not complete, it is a rush to headline as I say, only a mindless media lemming would knee jerk over react to such terrible reporting.

  • TOK

    Regulation? Do you infer you would want to legalize and in doing so regulate? Last I checked Mary Jane is a controlled substance, so it is regulated. Just ask the Mexican Border patrol if pot is regulated and they’ll show you just how regulated it is. Our Patrols died regulating it on the border with a little help from Obama’s Fast and Furious scheme! Drug dealers do not care about regulations and sending a special needs student to school with supply to show to friends is sick and ruthless. I’d like to see stiffer penalties for these predators they use and prey upon our youth.

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  • Spencer West

    Does this not cry out for regulation??? No law-abiding shop is going to sell a 4-year-old marijuana!!

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