A center faculty well being technician is dealing with a number of counts of kid neglect after detectives realized prescription remedy supposed for college students had been changed with different remedy, in keeping with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Workplace.
No less than one pupil ended up within the emergency room after not receiving a required dose of Adderall, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a Dec. 2 information launch.
It occurred over a interval of two months and concerned a number of college students at Destin Center College, about 45 miles east of Pensacola, officers mentioned.
“In late September, a baby who visits (the suspect) every day for remedy administration began noticing a distinction within the shade and imprint of her capsules and talked about it to her mom. Her mom in flip says she had noticed distinct variations in her little one’s habits,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
“After it was reported, the … faculty useful resource officer and faculty staff compelled entry into the (drugs) cupboard and performed an audit October 4. The audit revealed not less than 110 lacking amphetamine/dexmethylphenidate capsules from not less than 5 college students. One bottle contained an Aleve capsule and one other had seven capsules later recognized as aspirin.”
Investigators realized dad and mom of two different college students additionally observed “resurfacing behavioral points” throughout the identical interval. An audit confirmed the remedy for a kind of two college students had been changed with aspirin, officers mentioned.
“The mom of a 3rd sufferer says she dropped off a bottle of Adderall for her daughter Sept. twenty ninth however needed to take her to the emergency room Oct. 4th as a result of her erratic, uncommon habits,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
The suspect, a 27-year-old Niceville girl, started working on the faculty in July, and had the one key to the drugs cupboard, officers mentioned.
She didn’t have an evidence for a way the medicines “have been lacking or had been switched out,” officers mentioned.
She was charged “with three counts of grand theft of a managed substance, 5 counts of kid neglect, and one rely of failure to keep up narcotics data,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
This story was initially printed December 5, 2022 4:52 AM.