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POLICE: Irate parent arrested at Wheatley Elementary School

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Tamika Sweet (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Tamika Sweet (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a parent after she showed up at a local school drunk and threatening to kill several school officials and their families.

According to an arrest report, it happened Thursday, Jan. 23, at 4 p.m., at Wheatley Elementary School, on the corner of S. 17th St and Gallagher St.

Police say they were called to the school after someone reported that an irate and possibly intoxicated woman was fighting with school staff.

When officers arrived, they allegedly found 26-year-old Tamika Sweet arguing with school officials in the cafeteria. According to the arrest report, Sweet told police she was mad because school officials contacted Child Protective Services after her 6-year-old son brought prescription pills to school.

Police say the principal and the security guard told them they asked Sweet to leave the school, but she refused and began fighting with the security guard, punching him in the chest.

Sweet appeared to be drunk and smelled strongly of alcohol, police say.

As she was being arrested, Sweet allegedly yelled that she going to kill the school officials, the police officers and their families.

Police say Sweet was belligerent all the way to jail.

She was charged with third-degree assault, terroristic threatening, disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication, according to police.

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