School Officials Turn In Used Needles, Arrests Made


Sierra County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Truth or Consequences Elementary School after three syringes were found in the kindergarten hallway. Using surveillance footage, school officials determined that only three students, all girls, had been in the hallway at the time.
Before calling police, staff questioned one of the children who indicated that the other little girl and her family had moved in with her and her mother. Later that same day a fourth needle was turned in off a bus, where it had been found stuck in a seat. A review of school bus schedules revealed two of the young girls ride the bus where the needle was located…