Monday, September 12, 2011


Dixfield, Maine (SafeCITY) - Kandice J. Child, 37, and her 15-year-old son were jailed after the teen was reportedly caught with a backpack full of Marijuana on school grounds, and Child attempted to run off with the backpack while the teen commenced biting the school principal.

According to Dixfield police, the student was caught with a backpack containing three plastic bags full of marijuana. The student's mother was called to the school while the student was detained.

When Child arrived at the school, the teen became belligerent, using profanity and refusing to follow instructions given by the school staff.

Investigators say the teen attempted to snatch the backpack from the principal during the search, but failed and instead caused himself and the principal to fall over backwards.

An officer at the scene pulled the teen off of the principal and placed him in handcuffs. The teen bit the principal on his right wrist during the struggle, drawing blood. While the principal and the officer were detaining the teen, Child grabbed the backpack and ran out of the school.

A short time later, she returned to the office with the backpack. Over two bags of marijuana were missing from the backpack. Child insisted that no marijuana missing.

During the assault, the school was locked down. All teachers and students were secured in their classrooms.

Child was booked into the Oxford County Jail and charged with obstructing government administration and falsifying physical evidence. She was sentenced to seven days in jail, beginning September 13th.

The teen was booked into jail and charged with assault and possession of a usable amount of marijuana. He was released to his grandmother. He was suspended from school until September 26th, pending an expulsion hearing

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