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Mother arrested after child shows up to school with 260 grams of cocaine


Bill Hand

Sun Journal, New Bern, N.C.

If you give a child Coke to take to school, make sure it’s the kind that was invented in Atlanta.

A New Bern woman has been arrested after a child showed up at its elementary school with more than 260 grams of cocaine.

According to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office, a school resource officer at Trent Park Elementary School spotted the drugs in a student’s book bag on March 30. Further investigation verified the substance as cocaine.

Photo : Craven County Sheriff’s Office Facebook

Sharae Monique Becton, 27, of Railroad Street in New Bern, has been charged with felony trafficking in cocaine, felony possession with intent to sell/deliver cocaine and misdemeanor child abuse for allowing the child to possess it.

Sharae Becton : Craven County Sheriff’s Office


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