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12-year-old arrested for bringing beer to school

Published: 9:33 AM, 08/29/2013 Last updated: 9:34 AM, 08/29/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-A 12-year-old student at Edgemont Elementary School was arrested on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 9:30 a.m., after he allegedly brought three full cans of beer to school in his book bag, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.

A teacher said they found the alcoholic beverages after one of the cans broke inside the book bag, Lt. C.J. Ball reported.

The suspect was arrested and later transported to the Knox County Juvenile Lock Up Center, according to the report.

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