Plaster of Paris, not drugs, found at Wahpeton school

Wahpeton Elementary School, where plaster of Paris, not a controlled substance, was found during a Tuesday recess by students.

The Wahpeton Police Department does not believe there is any inherent threat or danger to the wellbeing of Wahpeton Elementary School students, employees and staff, nor the general public, in the wake of a Tuesday, May 17 incident.

Principal Jacob Dodge, in an email sent Tuesday, stated that a small package wrapped in masking tape with a baggie as an inside shell was found by students during morning recess. The substance inside was white.

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