Saginaw police detectives told TV5 that a senior at the Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy has been charged with putting a "bodily fluid" into a bottle of mouthwash and handing it out to fellow classmates as a senior prank.
Seventeen-year-old Jordan T. Drake was charged with one felony count of misbranding or adulterating a food product. If convicted, Drake could be sentenced to up to four years in prison.
The incident happened on May 15, and administrators were made aware by a student. That's when police were notified. Drake was arraigned Thursday morning, and The Saginaw News reported the judge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.
Drake has been released on $5,000 bond and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for June 5. No further details on the case have been released by police.
"I am surprised, really, for someone to think of something like that," said parent Sandra Riebschleger. "I'm just amazed as some of the things these teenagers think of to pull as a prank."
Saginaw Public Schools spokesperson Safiya Mosley said Drake will still graduate, but would not be allowed to participate at the school's graduation commencement on May 30.
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