Crime

3 Morton Middle students face drug-related charges

Three eighth-graders at Lexington's Morton Middle School will face consequences for alleged drug-dealing at the school Wednesday, Fayette Public Schools officials said.

According to the school district, two students will be charged with trafficking in marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school. A third will be charged with possession of marijuana, they said.

Letters explaining the matter were sent home to Morton parents Wednesday.

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