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Police arrest parent for drug use during school field trip

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FAYETTE COUNTY (KWWL) -- Students were on a field trip to Gilbertson Conservation Area when an off-duty Fayette County Deputy discovered one of the parents possibly using an illegal substance.

Deputies identified the substance as methamphetamine and arrested 38 year-old Jeffrey Blue of West Union. Blue was taken to the Fayette County Jail and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to law enforcement, Blue could also face an additional 100 hours of community service for possession of a controlled substance in a public park. Officials also say other items were taken into custody and further charges could be filed.

Online Producer: Jenn Jarvis

 

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