Gummies laced with meth send six students to hospital in Alabama

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BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (WEAR-TV) Three teenagers have been arrested after officers in Mobile County say they put methamphetamine in gummy bears.

The Mobile County Sheriff's Office says a preliminary field test conducted by county narcotics agents revealed the presence of methamphetamine in the gummy bears that sent six Alma Bryant High School students to the hospital Thursday.

Three students were booked and sent to the James T. Strickland Youth Center after allegedly selling the candy to the six affected students.

The sheriff's office said they are working with Bayou La Batre Police Department to continue the investigation.

The students are expected to recover.