Accomack middle school student arrested for contaminating teacher’s water

Posted at 1:31 PM, May 22, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-22 13:31:52-04

A 13-year-old student in Accomack County was arrested this week after being involved in an incident that caused a teacher to fall ill and become hospitalized.

According to the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office, they received a report on May 13th that a Nandua Middle School teacher had become ill after drinking water that she had left unattended in her classroom.

The teacher went to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital where she was treated and released.

As a result of an investigation into the incident, a 13-year-old female student was identified and arrested.

The girl has been charged with Adulteration of Food, Drink, Drugs, Cosmetics, Etc.

She has been transported to the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing and anyone with information on this or any other crime is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666.