COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – A Lexington County elementary faculty instructor is accused of getting marijuana edibles in her pupil prize field, in keeping with Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.
Victoria Farish Weiss, 27, is charged with possession of a Schedule 1 drug and out on a private recognizance bond, in keeping with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Division.
Weiss purchased a blended bag of sweet from the Greenback Basic to present to her college students and on September 23 two college students have been allowed to get a prize from the sweet field, in keeping with the division’s report.
The report says one pupil grabbed “Stoney Patch Youngsters” gummies believing they have been Bitter Patch Youngsters and Weiss advised the scholar to seize one thing else however the youngster nonetheless left with the marijuana edibles. The opposite grabbed a Dum Dums lollipop.
“We grew to become concerned on this case Sept. 23 after we acquired phrase a Rocky Creek Elementary College pupil picked a pack of marijuana edibles out of a field filled with sweet Weiss used to reward college students,” mentioned Koon. “Detectives confirmed throughout interviews that Weiss took the pack of edibles from the scholar and advised him to select one thing else from the field. The scholar went again to the field and occurred to seize one other pack of edibles.”
After getting the prize, the scholar with the gummies went to an after-school daycare program and requested his instructor there to assist him open the pack.
The after-school program instructor seen that the bag was not Bitter Patch Youngsters, didn’t open the pack, and contacted the kid’s faculty, in keeping with the responding deputy’s report.
After being knowledgeable in regards to the incident, the Rocky Creek assistant principal discovered one other pack of marijuana gummies within the prize bowl and the deputies discovered THC edibles in Weiss’ house, in keeping with the arrest warrant.
The report from regulation enforcement additionally says Weiss was “hysterical” when she was approached by her assistant principal.
No college students ate the edibles, in keeping with Koon.
As of October 13, Weiss is not employed by Lexington College District One, in keeping with district officers.
“The security of our college students is our prime precedence,” mentioned Dr. Greg Little, Superintendent. “It’s unacceptable for a workers member to doubtlessly threaten the wellbeing of a kid. We’ll proceed to work to make sure all of our youngsters have a secure atmosphere to be taught and develop. Rocky Creek Elementary has a sterling status which won’t be tarnished by the actions of 1 particular person.”
The pack claims the gummies have 350 mg of THC. Sheriff Koons says these gummies are unlawful in South Carolina.
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