On May 3 at 2:45 p.m., school staff at Matthew Henson Middle School found cookies that possibly contained marijuana and a store-bought bag of “marijuana candy” inside a student’s lunchbox. The bag and cookies were recovered by a school resource officer and will be forwarded to the Maryland State Police Crime Lab for further analysis. The Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office will be contacted to review the case. The CCSO is reminding parents to talk with their children about the dangers of receiving or ingesting food that could contain an unknown or controlled dangerous substance – that unknowingly could pose a risk of sickness or even death, which has, unfortunately, occurred in cases across the country. Anyone with information should contact Cpl. Ondrish at 301-932-2222. The investigation is ongoing.
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Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com.