A local high school teacher has been suspended after police found 53 POUNDS of marijuana inside her car.
For reeeeeaalll?? School hasn’t even started for the new semester yet!
According to KRIV FOX 26, Percy Melton, a teacher at Elsik High School, has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
So this is what happened…
Around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, a detective stopped Melton as she was headed eastbound on I-10. The detective noticed Melton was acting suspicious and asked to search her vehicle, but she refused. A K-9 search found about 53 pounds of marijuana valued at around $120,000.
Melton was arrested and taken to the Calcasieu Correctional Center.
According to an Alief Independent School District spokeswoman, she is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
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