Niskayuna student accused of having drugs in school

NISKAYUNA — A 16-year-old Niskayuna High School student was arrested on misdemeanor drug charges Friday.

Niskayuna police Lt. Michael Stevens said school officials discovered the student, whose name is not being released, with an illegal substance and called police. She was arrested at school and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

The student was released on her own recognizance and is expected to appear tonight in Town Court.