Son of Geneseo Police Officer Gave Out Oxy


13 WHAM - "The Geneseo High School student accused of providing three other players with prescription drugs before a football game last month has been charged.

Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian confirmed Friday afternoon that on September 22, the 16-year-old student took Oxycontin from their parent without the parent's knowledge or consent, then gave the pills to the other players.

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"The student is not being named at this time, but 13WHAM News can identify him as the son of a Geneseo Police officer.

The student is being charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, all Class A misdemeanors. He allegedly gave the pills to three other players, who were either 15 or 16 years old at the time.

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According to police, the student was processed and released. He is scheduled to appear in Geneseo Village Court on October 10.

As a result of the allegations, the varsity football team has forfeited the remainder of its season, according to Geneseo Superintendent Timothy Hayes. There were 21 students on the football team; seven of them were kicked off the team for the alleged drug use."


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