Kennewick child brings meth to school, turns in his parents

Kennewick child brings meth to school, turns in his parents

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Kennewick police are commending a brave young child who brought a baggy of meth to school and helped officers arrest his parents.

On Wednesday morning, the elementary-age student told police he found the drugs inside his home and said he was afraid to return home.

A Kennewick Police Department school resource officer responded to the school where the child gave more information about his parents’ behavior.

Based on that information, police went to the child’s home on North Sheppard Place and arrested 29-year-old Jennifer Edwards and 29-year-old Daniel O’Leary.

Inside the home, they found more fentanyl pills, also known as “mexis,” and drug paraphernalia.

Both suspects were booked at the Benton County Jail. The child and his younger sister were placed in protective custody and released to Child Protective Services.

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