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1984: Undercover drug bust nabs 11 North Scott students

Compiled by Erin M. Gentz
Posted 3/20/24

March 21, 1984: The arrest count rose to 12, as Eldridge police continued to work through a drug investigation at North Scott High School. One adult and three students were charged with selling drugs, and eight students were charged with possession of a controlled substance. Police chief Gil Hansen said more arrests were likely after students returned from spring break. He added more than $500 worth of marijuana and amphetamines had also been confiscated.

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