Kindergarten teacher faces drug related charges - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Kindergarten teacher faces drug related charges

Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office
Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Source: Brunswick County Sheriff's Office

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Brunswick County authorities have arrested and charged a Kindergarten teacher in connection to an ongoing drug investigation.

27-year-old Candice Smith made her first appearance in court Tuesday, charged with possession of Fentanyl with intent to sell and deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to the sergeant working the case, Fentanyl is a controlled substance more potent than morphine.

Smith was hired in 2005 as a kindergarten teacher at Virginia Williamson Elementary School, but is reportedly suspended at this time.

While investigating Smith, sheriff's deputies were led to 52-year-old Brian Lee Knight of Supply, where they found various drugs including: marijuana, valium, and Fentanyl.  Investigators also seized drug paraphernalia and a handgun.

Knight faces over 20 drug related charges as a result of the search, and authorities say more charges are forthcoming.

©2009 WECT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Brad issues statement about #JusticeForBradsWife vs. Cracker Barrel movement

    UPDATE: Brad issues statement about #JusticeForBradsWife vs. Cracker Barrel movement

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:06:26 GMT
    So far, Cracker Barrel has not responded to requests for comment. (Source: Eli Christman on flickr.com)So far, Cracker Barrel has not responded to requests for comment. (Source: Eli Christman on flickr.com)

    Why did Cracker Barrel fire Brad's wife? It's really no one's business, other than Brad's and his wife's, but that hasn't stopped people around the world from demanding answers after a Harrison County, IN, man publicly asked the restaurant chain why his wife Nanette was let go from her job at the Cracker Barrel in Corydon.

    More >>

    Why did Cracker Barrel fire Brad's wife? It's really no one's business, other than Brad's and his wife's, but that hasn't stopped people around the world from demanding answers after a Harrison County, IN, man publicly asked the restaurant chain why his wife Nanette was let go from her job at the Cracker Barrel in Corydon.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly