High school cafeteria worker caught selling marijuana-laced edibles to students in Louisiana

8 month ago

Tangipahoa Parish news, Louisiana news.

A Louisiana high school cafeteria worker was caught selling marijuana-laced edibles to students Friday.

Tymetrica Cohns, 45, was a temporary worker hired by ESS. She was arrested after a student alerted police to her alleged crime through the Crime Stoppers of Tangipahoa P3 app.

“I want to commend this student who saw something and used the P3 app to bring this threat to the attention of our school officials and law enforcement,” Jewel M.

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  • Sumner High School Superintendent Melissa Stilley said.

    Cohns was allegedly selling homemade baked goods laced with weed to the students. She was charged with possession and distribution of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug-free zone.

    “The safety and well-being of our students are paramount. We encourage using the P3 app to report anything they feel threatens their ability to learn in a safe environment,” Chief Jimmy Travis said.