IONE, Amador County (CBS) — Parents in a small town in the Gold Country are expressing shock and disappointment after a middle school student was caught snorting methamphetamine made to look like candy.

The school says it’s an isolated incident, CBS Sacramento reported. They have marijuana and alcohol on their radar, but have never had to deal with a drug of this severity that’s highly addictive. The fact it’s being disguised as candy is even more alarming.

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The incident happened at lunch time on Monday at Ione Middle School. Staff noticed odd behavior from two children, including an eighth grader. That student was seen with what looked like candy brought up to his nose to sniff it.

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“We were shocked when it came to our attention what we were dealing with,” said principal William Murray.

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