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Mount Spokane Student Arrested For Drug, Weapon Violations

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: A 16-year-old Mount Spokane High School student was arrested Monday after marijuana packaged for sale and a knife were discovered by school officials in his backpack.

School Resource Deputy Chris Young arrested the teen and booked him into Spokane County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on School Facilities.

According to Young, an assistant principal at Mount Spokane High received information that the suspect was carrying drugs. 

She called the student into her office and found a glass Mason jar in his backpack that contained marijuana packaged in 10 to 15 individual plastic bags.

The backpack also contained $65 in cash, a cellular phone, a box of new plastic baggies and two drug pipes.

SRD Young was called to the office and learned in his interview that the student sells the drug at school for money and carried the knife for protection.

Investigation into the matter is ongoing.

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