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Teacher’s aide found unconscious in school bathroom with needle in her arm

By Mason White 6:36 PM June 3, 2015
Cassandra Rein 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A teacher’s aide was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance after allegedly being found unconscious in a school bathroom with a needle in her arm, police in Colorado said.

Denver Police said that they arrested 27-year-old Cassandra Rein, after a teacher found her unconscious in the bathroom of an elementary school with a bag of white powder laying on the floor.

The incident unfolded on Thursday morning at the Ford Elementary School. A teacher tried to wake her up before the ambulance arrived.

When asked what the white powder and a syringe were for, Rein replied that her roommate was diabetic and did not know why the items were with here.

She was taken to a hospital for evaluation and then arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Police also found a bag that contained several bottles of various pills and syringes.

Rein was placed on administrative leave.