School officials: Alamogordo student gave prescription drugs to classmates

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) – An investigation is underway after prescription drugs were passed out to students at a New Mexico middle school.

Alamogordo Public Schools says a student brought Xanax to school and gave them out. Those at the school began noticing strange behavior and several students were transported to the hospital.

School officials later learned at least 15 students got the drugs. They say parents have been notified.

The student who brought them is facing disciplinary action and could face criminal charges. 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. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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