School Principal Arrested for Allegedly Buying Crack Cocaine
Updated: Friday, August 29 2014, 09:30 PM CDT
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A Rockvale principal was arrested for allegedly trying to buy crack cocaine.
Donald "Donnie" Johnson is the principal at Rockvale Elementary School Principal in Rockvale, Tenn. The police received information that Johnson had allegedly bought crack cocaine and was going to buy some again Friday afternoon.
Police staked out the pharmacy and when Johnson appeared to make a deal with another individual, they arrested both men. The other individual has been identified as Tiquista Robinson.
The school has released the following statement:
"We are shocked, saddened and disturbed by the news of longtime educator Donnie Johnson being charged with possession of crack cocaine. We did not learn of the charge until after hours Friday evening and have limited information. However, this type of alleged behavior cannot be tolerated and Mr. Johnson will not be permitted to return to work at this time. Mr. Johnson has been an educator with Rutherford County Schools for 30 years. He has no record of this type of behavior with the school district."
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