Mom arrested after sending child to school with backpack full of cocaine


NEW BERN, NC – A North Carolina mom has been charged after faculty at her child’s elementary school found 260 grams of cocaine in their school backpack.

A Craven County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer discovered what appeared to be a large amount of illegal drugs in a Trent Park Elementary School child’s book bag.

After further investigation, the Craven County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigation Bureau identified the drugs as over 260 grams of cocaine.

Sharae Monique Becton, 27, of Railroad Street New Bern, N.C. is charged with felony trafficking cocaine, felony possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine and misdemeanor child abuse for allowing the child to possess over 260 grams of cocaine.

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