Friday, April 20, 2007

7-year-old found with $9,000 worth of drugs in pocket

Tampa, Florida authorities said a first-grade boy searching his jacket pocket for money found a bag of crack cocaine worth about $9,000.

The 7-year-old found the bag at Forest Hills Elementary School Tuesday. Authorities said it contained 89 grams of crack cocaine in chunks "the size of a large cookie."

The boy had been reaching in his jacket when he felt the bag, got scared and told his teacher, according to a Tampa police spokeswoman. The boy and his relatives were being interviewed by authorities. Article here.

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