Morgan County Schools teacher arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia

The Sheriff's Office said after a K9 alerted to the car, a search revealed two pipes with marijuana residue and a clear baggie with a white residue that field tested positive as methamphetamine in the vehicle. Holmes also received two tickets for having a switched and expired tag.

Posted: Apr 9, 2021 10:23 AM
Updated: Apr 9, 2021 10:36 AM

A Morgan County Schools teacher was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said Dennis Holmes was arrested on Thursday after being pulled over for a traffic stop on Highway 36 and Halbrooks Road between Hartselle and Danville. 

The Sheriff's Office said after a K9 alerted to the car, a search revealed two pipes with marijuana residue and a clear baggie with a white residue that field tested positive as methamphetamine in the vehicle. Holmes also received two tickets for having a switched and expired tag.

According to the Morgan County Schools website, Holmes teaches Driver's Education and Psychology at Danville High School. Holmes is out of jail on a $300 bond.

Here is a statement from Morgan County Schools: 

"We are aware that a Morgan County Schools employee has been arrested for an alleged offense that occurred outside school hours. That employee has been placed on administrative leave."

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