Family friend arrested after teacher finds pot in 3-year-old’s backpack

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A man has been arrested in connection with possibly storing pot in a three-year old girl’s backpack.

24-year-old Kelly Mena, a friend of the girl’s father, was charged with criminal possession and sale of marijuana after admitting that the pot was his.

It was packed in more than a dozen freezer bags and several sandwich-sized bags.

A teacher at the girl’s school found it after detecting the smell of marijuana coming from the little girl’s backpack.

It’s not known who put the drugs there.