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4 Year Old Passes Out Bags of Heroin In School To Other Kids Thinking It Was Candy

October 7, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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A mother in Delaware was arrested after her 4-year-old daughter brought over 200 bags of heroin to school and passed them out to other children at a local daycare, thinking they were candy, police say.

According to investigators, Ashley Tull mistakenly gave the 4-year-old girl the backpack filled with 249 bags of heroin inside, the little girl unknowingly brought the bags of heroin to the daycare.

The girl then began passing out the bags of heroin to other children thinking the bags were candy, several children who came in contact with the substance were taken to the hospital as a precaution, but were released.

Staff at the daycare told police they spotted some children with small bags of an unknown substance.

The white powdery substance inside the bags was removed by the teachers and taken to the Selbyville Police Department.

Investigators found the substance to be heroin.

Tull was arrested when she returned to the daycare to pick up her daughter. She was charged with drug possession and endangering the welfare of a child. She was released on $6,000 bail.

Police said 249 bags of heroin weighing 3.735 grams were found inside the backpack.

The little girl, and her two siblings have been placed in Child Protective Services. Police are continuing the investigation, Tull could face additional charges.

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