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Second grade teacher who brought heroin and 13 needles into a classroom, now charged with child neglect

May 18, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Second grade teacher who brought heroin and 13 needles into a classroom, now charged with child neglect

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Second-grade Oklahoma school teacher Megan Sloan who was taken into custody for bringing needles and heroin into her classroom, has now been charged with child neglect.

Sloan, 27, was purportedly caught with the drugs in her handbag at Holmes Park Elementary School on May 1st.

Another instructor had reported Sloan to the school administration after she used her laptop to sign on Facebook. Sloan forgot to sign out of her profile, and her coworker noticed a message in which she explained how she pawned items from school and sold heroin.

On Tuesday, Sloan appeared in court where the Creek County District Attorney’s Office filed an additional charge of child neglect related to her students.

Sloan faces five charges, including drug possession in the presence of a minor, child neglect, two counts of embezzlement and possession of drug paraphernalia

According to the Daily Mail. she is now facing five charges, including possession of drugs in the presence of a child, child neglect, embezzlement, and possessing drug paraphernalia.

At the time of her arrest, police said that Sloan confessed to using drugs before they were found in her bag.

While talking to authorities in the principal’s office, Sloan admitted having Xanax on her, pawning two of the school’s tablets, and taking $125 in student trip money.

They allege that Megan Sloan used the cash to purchase gas and drugs.

Megan Sloan, 27, was arrested on May 1 after police found 13 needles, meth and heroin in her purse while she was working at Holmes Park Elementary in Sepulpa, Oklahoma

Investigators then went through her purse and discovered 13 syringes inside – one of which contained a brown substance that tested positive for heroin.

They also recovered meth, spoons for cooking drugs, and Suboxone – a prescription drug used to treat pain and opioid addiction.

Authorities did note that Sloan did not seem high when they spoke to her.

Sloan said she never takes drugs while teaching and never left her possessions within her students’ reach.

The school said they were assisting police and that student safety is their number one priority.

Sloan has worked as a teacher at the school for last two years and has no prior criminal history.

She is scheduled to appear in court on May 24th.

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