3rd Grader Passed Out Heroin to Classmates, Police Say

April 15, 2010 - 4:12 PM
Police say a third-grader in Pennsylvania handed out more than 60 small bags of heroin to his classmates before his teacher discovered them.
Wilkinsburg, Pa. (AP) - Police say a third-grader in Pennsylvania handed out more than 60 small bags of heroin to his classmates before his teacher discovered them.
 
Wilkinsburg police say the 8-year-old brought the bags to Turner Elementary School on Tuesday. At a news conference Wednesday, police said some of the bags were found empty in a trash can, but there was no evidence the kids had ingested the drugs.
 
Police say the bags were stamped with the words "trust me."
 
School officials sent a letter home to parents about the incident.
 
Police are investigating how the boy got the drugs.
 
Wilkinsburg is about five miles east of Pittsburgh.