Sick, barely awake student’s bag filled with empty whiskey bottles, report says

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UNION, S.C. (WSPA) – Deputies say a Union County middle schooler who got sick and began losing consciousness had a backpack filled with several empty mini bottles of whiskey.

A report from the Union County Sheriff’s Office says a 13-year-old appeared to be under the influence Friday at Sims Middle School.

The sick student was taken to Union Medical Center. 

The principal found nine empty mini bottles of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky in the boy’s book bag, according to the report.

A half-empty bottle was also found, along with two unopened bottles.

An undetermined number of bottles were given out to other students, the report says. 

The boy took the bottles from his grandfather without his knowledge, according to the report.

Deputies arrested the student for public drunk and liquor law violations possession at the school. 

The report says the boy was released to his mother’s custody. 

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