Transcript for Special-Needs Teenager Arrested in High School Drug Bust
-- Catherine it's not grassy Temecula valley unified school district went too far when it allowed an undercover cop to befriend their autistic son. They say on his second day of class at chaparral high school their son met and began talking about his new friend Daniel. We were really thrilled because there -- some. Doesn't have friends and it's so hard for him to make friends and he suddenly had this friend -- was texting him around the clock. This not -- -- say what they did note with Daniel wasn't undercover police officer. And they say he was pressuring their seventeen year old son to sell him marijuana. Last December their son along with -- one other students were arrested during a drug bust up. A high school. I thought there had been some awful mistake made. On April 26 the couple filed a claim against the school district for unspecified damages. They say district administrator should have protected their son. -- they say has Asperger's syndrome and other disabilities. The parents say the juvenile court judge will dismiss the marijuana case against their son in six months after he serves twenty hours of community service. Her son had been cleared by the criminal judge who saw extenuating circumstances. The attorney representing the Temecula valley unified school district issued this statement to Eyewitness News. The district continues to act lawfully and in furtherance of its mission to educate students it really does continue to be an uphill battle for him. In March -- -- grasses some -- -- overturned here to shop moral high school after a judge to block the district's attempt to expel him. This not -- say district officials continue to believe their son who is now three months behind and will not graduate this year as they -- hope. What we'd like to see from this is some king took the top this administration. For now the family says it is working to not only clear their son's name -- but also make sure this doesn't happen to another family with special needs children but -- -- what is ABC seven Eyewitness News.
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