Two Virginia elementary faculty academics accused of smoking marijuana in class confronted a decide Wednesday.
Someone informed police three academics recurrently smoked marijuana and cannabis collectively within the bodily schooling workplace at Taylor Elementary School in Arlington, in line with courtroom paperwork. They smoked earlier than faculty began and tried to make use of air freshener to cowl the scent, the informant stated. A warrant refers to excerpts of two males speaking about how to not get caught, together with utilizing hand lotion and eye drops.
A Okay-9 unit searched the PE workplace final week and located narcotics in two desks.
Police additionally searched a automotive on the faculty. PE academics Luke Lloyd, 25, and Michael Diaddigo, 28, are charged with possession of marijuana and were suspended from the varsity.
The police informant additionally stated Diaddigo distributed marijuana to different academics on faculty property. Police will not be but pursuing expenses for that however they're nonetheless investigating.
A 3rd instructor is on administrative depart pending the result of the investigation.
“As educators, we are obviously shocked and dismayed by this news, and our first concern has been for our students,” a letter from the principal to oldsters stated. “We believe the investigation is only focused on the adults and does not involve any of their interactions with our children.”
A trial was scheduled for Feb. 13.
Published at four:51 PM EST on Dec 6, 2017 | Updated at eight:01 PM EST on Dec 6, 2017