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Cheney Daycare Employee Fired After Co-Workers Find Suspected Meth

CHENEY, Wash. - An employee at Eastern Washington University's Children's Center was found at work with a bag of what police believe is methamphetamine.

The employee, whose name is not being released, watched over preschool age kids at the daycare center. According to EWU Police they responded to the incident after fellow employees found a baggie that belonged to the daycare worker. Police confiscated the substance, and after an initial screening determined it is most likely meth. The substance was sent off to the lab for further testing.

The Children's Center is run by the YMCA. They released this statement today: "Drug use in any of our facilities or with any staff is unacceptable, and in consultation with Eastern Washington University, we have taken appropriate corrective action."

The employee was fired from her job, but was not arrested and no charges have been filed against her yet. Police will not do so until they receive the lab results.

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