Kindergartner Brings 30 Packs Of Heroin To New Jersey School

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police are investigating after they say a kindergarten student in New Jersey’s capital city brought 30 packs of heroin to school.

Police were called to the International Academy of Trenton on Monday.

Police tell The Trentonian newspaper a teacher thought the 5-year-old was playing with a candy wrapper when she looked in his lunchbox and found 29 other packets of the drug.

The boy was taken to a hospital, where he tested negative for opiates.

Police are trying to determine where the child got the drugs and no one has been charged.

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  1. Bill Heatley says:

    What do you expect…he had to bring enough for all of his classmates just like chewing gum or cupcakes! Can’t be too PC these days. What a mess!

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