Marquette University students taken to hospital after ingesting illegal drugs
Milwaukee -- Five Marquette University students were treated at the hospital after ingesting what school officials are calling "an alleged illegal narcotic," Sunday night. A female student was arrested following the on campus incident.
Brian Dorrington, Sr. Director of University Communication, released the following statement to CBS 58 Tuesday:
"Marquette’s Department of Public Safety responded to a medical incident Sunday night at McCormick Hall, and after officer arrival they discovered that five students ingested an alleged illegal narcotic. Due to medical concerns and the safety of the students involved all were taken to Sinai Samaritan Hospital for treatment and evaluation. One female student was also taken into custody by MPD for allegedly distributing narcotics.
CBS 58 also reached out to the Milwaukee Police Department Tuesday. Lt. Mark Stanmeyer said "An arrest was made and the matter is currently pending in the District Attorney's office."