Delco transition guard accused of giving vapes and weed to students – NBC10 Philadelphia

The Delaware County District Attorney’s Office announced that charges have been filed against a Border Patrol agent accused of distributing electronic cigarettes and substances suspected to contain marijuana to Penn Wood Middle School students.

According to officials, Penn Wood Middle School principal Myishing Cox spoke with a student and their guardian on May 16 about the use and distribution of narcotics near the school building and then reported it to Darby Borough police.

Officials said the student reported observing a crossing guard — now identified as Kiara Lee, 26 — stationed at the intersection of N. MacDade Blvd and Summit Street providing students with vapes. The student added that they had been with another student three times, during which the crossing guard provided the student with vapes.

Woman accused of distributing electronic cigarettes and suspects marijuana to students

The student who received the fumes shared with the witness that they regularly smoked marijuana with the crossing guard, according to officials. A second student witness also stated that he saw Lee provide vapes to the student and stated that she saw the student in possession of marijuana.

Officials said police contacted the guardian of the juvenile believed to be receiving items from Lee, and the guardian confirmed that Lee had given their child vapes and marijuana edibles.

Additionally, police said text messages between the youth and Lee confirmed they had ingested edibles and shared their experiences via text message.

“I am extremely proud of the officers in my department,” said Chief Gabe. “Our dedicated team knows that protecting the children in our community is absolutely central to our mission. While marijuana may not seem like a big deal to some people in the community, I think we can all agree that cross guards should not be providing narcotics to our children – even if it is “just” marijuana. I would also like to thank the staff at Penn Wood Middle School, especially Principal Cox, for their assistance with this research.

The district attorney and Chief Gabe are asking families with information about Lee, or concerns about their child’s interactions with her, to contact the Darby Borough Police Department at 610-586-1102.

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