Woman charged after child shows up to school with 260 grams of cocaine

A North Carolina woman was busted on drug trafficking charges after a child showed up to school with a large quantity of cocaine last week, police said.

Over 260 grams of the drug were found inside the child’s book bag last Tuesday by a school resource officer at Trent Park Elementary School, according to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office.

The discovery led the arrest of 27-year-old Sharae Becton, authorities said.

A school resource officer found 260 grams of cocaine in a child's backpack.
A school resource officer found 260 grams of cocaine in a child’s backpack.
Craven County Sheriff’s Office

She is charged with trafficking cocaine, possession with intent sell/deliver cocaine, and child abuse.

Police did not reveal Becton’s relationship to the child.

A photo posted to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page shows cocaine wrapped inside a vacuum sealed plastic bag, along with a baby blue Jansport backpack.


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