Student arrested for suspected heroin at Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall High School at 4447 Hoover Avenue in Dayton (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A student was arrested for reportedly having heroin in his pocket at a Dayton high school.

Police were called to Thurgood Marshall High School at 4447 Hoover Avenue Friday around 9:30 a.m. on a drugs complaint.

The security guard said a student walked through the metal detector and set off the alarm. The guard said when he was patting down the student, he found a clear plastic baggie containing eight capsules of suspected heroin in the student’s pocket. The guard then called Dayton Police.

The student was arrested for felony drug possession. He was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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