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."