East Duplin High teacher arrested on meth charges


An East Duplin High School teacher has been arrested on meth charges, according to The Duplin Times.

James Jones, of Beulaville was arrested Thursday, Feb. 21 on the charges of selling and delivering a Schedule II drug, manufacturing meth, possession of a Schedule II drug and maintaining a place for drugs.

All of these charges are felonies.

According to warrants, Jones allegedly committed the crimes in January.

His next court date is April 12th, according to the NC Judicial Branch website.

Jones is currently listed as a history teacher at East Duplin High School.

The Duplin Times also reports Jones has been “suspended with pay pending a district investigation,” accoring to Rebekah Ivey, community coordinator for Duplin County Schools.

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