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Nine students cited at Rimrock school<br><i>Deputies investigate drugs at SW Academy</i>

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of several students after school officials discovered a student was selling marijuana on the campus of Southwestern Academy in Rimrock.

According to a police report, deputies responded to the school on March 14, and met with the academy director who allegedly had confiscated marijuana from students and subsequently released it to deputies.

The report states that while interviewing several students, deputies allegedly discovered illegal drugs and paraphernalia in the room of a student, identified as Jenson Sajone Lee, 18, of California.

Deputies alleged that Lee had been selling marijuana to other students and was subsequently arrested.

The report states that Lee faces 17 charges of alleged involving a minor in a drug offense, two counts of alleged selling or transferring marijuana in a drug free zone, one count of alleged possession of marijuana in a school zone and one charge of alleged possession of drug paraphernalia in a school zone.

Deputies report that more than 30 grams of marijuana, approximately one ounce, had been seized.

The report states that Lee was transported to Yavapai County Detention Facility in Camp Verde.

According to the report, two other 18-year-old students were cited and released, the first identified as Young-Kwon Lin, and Benny Don Frasier, both of Rimrock, who now face charges of alleged use of marijuana.

The report states further, that two juveniles, ages 16, from Camp Verde and 17 from Rimrock, were arrested and face charges of possession of marijuana in a school zone and possession of drug paraphernalia in a school zone, both suspects were transported to Yavapai County Juvenile Detention Facility in Prescott.

Deputies report further, that a 14-year-old and two 16-year-old students, all of Rimrock, were also cited and release and face charges of alleged use of marijuana.

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