9-Year-Old Faces Drug Charges for Sharing Cocaine With Classmates

An elementary school student in Washington, D.C. is facing drug charges, for sharing cocaine with classmates. School officials say four, eight, and nine-year-old students, ingested the drugs, while others sniffed it. The students were taken to the hospital, but they’re expected to be okay. A letter was sent home to parents alerting them of the incident. The student who brought the cocaine to school has been charged with possession of a controlled substance. It’s still unclear who supplied the drugs to the child.