GREENVILLE, SC (WSPA) – A student at West Greenville School is accused of bringing a knife to school that she said she used to snort cocaine, according to a report from Greenville Police.
The incident happened on Oct. 16 around 9 a.m.
The report said the student, Jacey Fay Romano, 18, of Piedmont had gotten off the bus and entered the school.
She was wanded with a metal detector and taken into a room to complete a search.
They found a 2 1/4 inch bladed folding knife.
When school staff asked Romano why he had a knife, she said she used it to snort cocaine off of it.
She said she snorted 8 lines of cocaine before school and her heart was racing, according to the report.
She was arrested and charged with Carrying a Weapon on School property.
Romano was suspended indefinitely.
Spokesperson Beth Brotherton with Greenville Co. Schools says West Greenville School is a special school for students with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges.
She said it is a smaller environment, tighter security, additional mental health counseling and other support services.