FROM A WWPD PRESS RELEASE:
A Pioneer Middle School student was arrested after a school official walked by his locker and smelled the odor of Marijuana coming from the locker. The 13 year old student was taken into custody by the police department’s School Resource Officer after a search of the boy’s backpack revealed a large quantity of suspected Marijuana in a zip-lock bag, 3 smaller baggies with suspected Marijuana and 4 empty baggies. A subsequent search of the student also recovered a small amount of the drug in his pockets.
The student was lodged at the Walla Walla County Juvenile Justice Center on felony charges of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver.
This was the 2nd arrest of the day for Marijuana possession at Pioneer Middle School. Earlier in the day, the School Resource Officer arrested another 13 year old student after a small amount of suspected Marijuana was found in his locker on Tuesday. He was also lodged at the Juvenile Justice Center.