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Brothers bring plate covered in meth to school

Posted at 12:34 AM, Apr 28, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ind. -- When three brothers in Bartholomew County went to school this week, they brought more than your normal school supplies.

Police say they had drug paraphernalia they allegedly got from their mother.

Administrators at Columbus' Southside Elementary School calls CPS saying three brothers ages 12, 11 and 9 brought drug paraphernalia to school – along with a plate reportedly covered in meth residue.

The boys claimed they got the items from their mother's bathroom.

Neighbors say Teresa Maxey has lived with her boys at a home on the 3100 block of North Stanley Lane for the better part of two years.

She was booked into the Bartholomew County Jail on charges of neglect of a dependent.