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Students Caught With Illegal Drugs After One Gets Sick

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Copiah County, MS -

Authorities say five students from Crystal Springs Middle School are charged with drug possession after bringing prescription drugs to school last Friday.

Captain Gerome LeFlore says another student got sick after taking one of the pills and was taken to the hospital. He says school officials investigated and found out that there were students with prescription drugs. The five students were arrested and taken to the youth detention center. Their names and ages aren't being released. They all face expulsion.

The student who got sick is alright. Authorities wouldn't say if that student will also be charged.

Authorities would not say what kind of drugs the students had on them or how they were able to get the pills, but say the all the students expressed remorse.

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