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Overdose Symptoms Lead To Controlled Substance Charges Against Three Sioux County Juveniles

Maurice, Iowa — Sioux County authorities have filed drug charges against a trio of juveniles after one of the girls was taken to the hospital for a possible overdose.

According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, on Thursday night, they received a report from the parents of a 14-year-old who had taken their daughter to Orange City Area Health for a possible overdoes reaction to drugs.

On Friday, June 17, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office cited three juvenile females into Juvenile Court for drug offenses.

Deputies say that their investigation revealed that three 14-year-old females used THC edibles and THC vapes at a residence in Maurice.

Upon her release from medical care, the female was charged with delivery of a controlled substance for furnishing the substances to the others. The two other females were charged with possession of a controlled substance, according to Sioux County authorities.

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