Boy brings cocaine to school “to help grandmother”

FORT WALTON BEACH — A 14-year-old Mary Esther boy told authorities he brought cocaine to school so he could sell it and help his grandmother financially.

The boy dropped the bag of cocaine to the floor during a routine search. The teacher recovered it and handed it to an Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy, according to the boy’s arrest report.

He was charged with cocaine possession with intent to sell within 1000 feet of a school.

Via nwfdailytimes