On December 18 at 9:50 a.m., students were observed vaping in a school bathroom at Thomas Stone High School. Administrators found a small group of students in possession of a vape. One of the students also had a Taser and pepper spray. The contraband was recovered by the school resource officer. The students face charges as well as disciplinary consequences from the Charles County Public Schools. The students were released to a parent. Anyone with information is asked to call PFC Payne at 301-609-3282 ext. 0452. The investigation is ongoing.

Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
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The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) in 2001 and has since earned the highest rating of Excellence. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.

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