Child Brings $3,700 Worth of Crack to Show-and-Tell
Officials at a small northwest Missouri elementary school say they were stunned when a kindergarten student brought his mom’s crack pipe and some drugs for show-and-tell.
KCTV reports that the boy showed the items on Sept. 6 at Sweet Springs Elementary School. School officials called police.
The boy’s 32-year-old mother was arrested and is charged with possession of a controlled substance and child endangerment.
Court records indicate that the teacher told police that the boy had the pipe and “several baggies of crack rocks.” Officials say the drugs were worth about $3,700.
Bond was set at $7,500 for 32-year-old Michelle Marie Cheatham, the boy’s mother.