Students arrested for bringing pills to Wakulla High that sent three to hospital

Multiple Wakulla High students taken to hospital after taking unknown pill
Multiple Wakulla High students taken to hospital after taking unknown pill
Posted at 11:05 AM, Oct 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-05 12:34:58-04

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) - Two students have been arrested after three students were hospitalized Thursday after taking Xanax.

Two students are being charged in connection to the Xanax pills.

A 14-year-old is being charged with distribution of a narcotic and the 15-year-old is being charged with possession.

Both were arrested Thursday night. The sheriff's office has no reason to believe they will be charged as adults. 

They are still actively investigating. No charges expected for the other two students involved, who have been released from the hospital. 

Multiple Wakulla High students taken to hospital after taking unknown pill

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) - Three Wakulla High School students are recovering after they had to leave school and go to the hospital late Thursday morning.  

An ambulance picked them up from the school off Highway 98 in Crawfordville. Parents beware, there's a mysterious "pill" involved in this story.

Right now, we don't know what the pill was or how they got it.  

The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office told us all four Wakulla High students admitted to taking some type of pill.  

We've learned that teachers and other students noticed four teens not acting like themselves on Thursday shortly before lunch. The reaction was described as "sluggishness".

The school resource officer pulled all four students from class to have EMS look at them. 

"Three of them were transported for an evaluation. One student was not showing any symptoms or signs of trouble. The three students were transported for evaluation only. There was no life threatening symptoms," said Deputy Chris Savory. 

Ambulances took the students to the hospital, where they were all in stable condition.

Deputy Savary said they are waiting to investigate the students until they're in better health. He says the students, who are all ages 14 or 15, confirmed they took a pill. However, they didn't say who gave them the pills. 

Deputy Savory stated before the students were confirmed to be in stable condition, the incident was classified as a possible overdose.

He says none of the students overdosed but their parents still wanted them to go to the hospital to get looked at.

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (WTXL) - Three Wakulla High students were taken to the hospital after taking an unknown drug at school.

The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office confirmed that three students were taken to the hospital Thursday. They report the students affected were between 14 and 15 years old.

The sheriff's office reports that on Thursday four students ingested an unknown, white pill and three of the students started experiencing symptoms. Deputies say the children had a sluggish demeanor and were disoriented, but confirmed the symptoms were not considered life-threatening.

Still, school resource officers noticed and called EMS. Because no one knew what drug the children ingested, the three students who were displaying symptoms were transported to the hospital.

The fourth child did not display any symptoms and was not hospitalized. 

The parents of the children involved have been notified. The sheriff's office confirmed that a school-wide alert was not sent out about the incident.

Deputies are currently at the high school investigating. The fourth student is still at the high school speaking to administrators about what happened and where the students got the drugs.

This incident is still developing, so details are limited. The grade of the affected students is still unknown. School operations are continuing as normal.

The sheriff's office says the names and gender of the students will not be released because they're juveniles. 

We are waiting on more information from investigators. Stay with us for updates.