Police make drug-related arrests at NHS

NAUGATUCK — Three students were arrested last week after police responded to Naugatuck High School for separate narcotic investigations.

According to police, officers first responded to the school at about 1:45 p.m. on Feb. 27.

During the investigation, police reported, a 15-year-old student was found to be in possession of 0.6 ounces of marijuana, a marijuana grinder, silver metal knuckles and a 3-inch folding knife.

The teen was charged with possession of weapon on school grounds, possession of controlled substance and use of drug paraphernalia. The teen was given a court date to appear at Waterbury Juvenile Court and released to a parent.

Officers responded to the school again at about 2:55 p.m. Feb. 27 for another narcotic investigation.

During the investigation, police reported, it was determined a 16-year-old was in possession of 0.04 ounces of marijuana. The juvenile was charged with possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana. The teen was given a court date of March 10 to appear at Waterbury Juvenile Court and released to a parent.

At about 8:45 a.m. the following morning, police again responded to the school for a drug complaint.

According to police, a 17-year-old student was selling marijuana to other students. The teen was charged with possession of less than a half ounce of marijuana and possession with intent to sell.

The teen was given a court date of March 12 to appear at Waterbury Juvenile Court. He was released to his father, according to police.

Due to their ages, the names of the teens were withheld.

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