Man Drops Cocaine in Franklin County School

A St. Louis man is in big trouble with Franklin County authorities after a bag of cocaine fell out his pocket while he was at his child’s school. The incident happened on Monday at Nike School in Catawissa. It was reported that someone witnessed a small baggie fall from a parent’s pocket. The bag was recovered by school officials and turned over to deputies. The following morning, police observed the parent dropping off his child at the school. They conducted a traffic stop and took the man in to custody for driving while revoked. While searching the suspect deputies located a large sum of money and two plastic baggies containing a substance believed to be cocaine. The 36 year old St. Louis man was transported to the Franklin County Jail for investigation of narcotics violations by possessing narcotics within a school zone.