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Madison Southern student arrested after spiking teacher's drink

03.04.08 04:02 PM – Andy McDonald
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A student at Madison Southern High School was arrested after he allegedly poured alcohol into a teacher's drink.

According to police the incident took place last Friday when a 15-year-old male brought alcohol from home to school.

“He drank some of the alcohol while on school property, but he also poured some of it into a teacher's drink,” said Capt. Ken Clark.

The teacher, who was unnamed in the report, reportedly had left a soft drink unattended, at which point the student poured alcohol into the drink.

“When the teacher went back to take a drink, she brought it up to her face and smelled the alcohol,” Clark said. (article continues below)

The police report noted that the student in question said he spiked the teacher's drink because “he wanted to have some fun.” The report further noted that other students were aware that he was in possession of alcohol.

The student was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor and menacing. The police report did not state what prompted the menacing charge, Clark said. He was released to the custody of his parents.

In other news, three juveniles were detained in connection with several area thefts.

According to police, a 16-year-old male was detained Feb. 25 for receiving stolen property over $300, theft, and criminal mischief second-degree. The following day, a 15 year-old male was also detained for receiving stolen property over $300, theft, and criminal mischief second degree.

Police said the criminal mischief charges were filed because the youths damaged some of the vehicles they burglarized.

Clark said the youths were found to be in possession of over $800 worth of stolen property. The pair is thought to be responsible for a rash of car break-ins, Clark said. Both youths were released to the custody of their parents.

A 17-year-old male, meanwhile, was detained for receiving stolen property when he allegedly tried to purchase one of the stolen CD players from the other two juvenile suspects. He was charged with receiving stolen property over $300 and released to the custody of his parents.


Mar. 3

12:51 a.m.: Mary A. Zabolski, 38, 210 Layne Court #1, arrested for two Boyle County warrants for theft by deception and contempt of court.

Mar. 2

4:49 a.m.: Detained a 13-year-old male juvenile for shoplifting under $300 at Circle K. 300 Richmond Rd. The juvenile was released to his parents.

1:06 a.m.: Paul L. Lowery, 40, Mt. Vernon, was arrested for alcohol intoxication at 45 Mary St.

1:06 a.m.: Charles F. Miller, 25, Mt. Vernon, was arrested for alcohol intoxication and criminal mischief second-degree at 45 Mary St.

Mar. 1

9 a.m.: Theft over $300 – auto. At 203 N. Dogwood Dr. a black pick-up truck valued at $3,000 was taken from the business.

Feb. 29

10:38 a.m.: Marvin D. Hisel, 34, McKee, was arrested for a Jackson County warrant for failure to pay fines.

Feb. 28

10:35 a.m.: Eve Gortney, 28, Paint Lick, arrested on Prince Royal Dr. for DUI and no insurance.

3:06 a.m.: Donald A. Stokley, 22, Richmond, arrested for operating on a suspended license, failure to maintain insurance, and Fayette County warrant for failure to appear.

Feb. 27

12:29 a.m.: Thomas Ankrom, 19, was arrested at 1650 Hwy 1016 was arrested for disorderly conduct second-degree.

Feb. 26

6:40 p.m.: Criminal mischief third-degree, Pirate Parkway. The side window of a parked vehicle was broken.

2:25 a.m.: Johnny R. Denny II, 31, 107 E. Haiti Rd., arrested for alcohol intoxication and assault fourth-degree.

Feb. 25

11:37 p.m.: Criminal mischief third-degree, 131 Clay Dr. A parked vehicle had a rear window broken.

11:45 a.m.: Jennifer L. Sworden, 26, 2024 Menelaus Rd., arrested for a Madison County warrant for non-payment of fines.

Feb. 24

10:11 p.m.: Theft under $300, 114 Jason Circle. A tent valued at $130 was taken from in front of the residence after delivery.

Feb. 23

4:09 p.m.: Burglary second-degree, 217 Marcellus Dr. #A. Residence was entered and a flat screen TV valed at $1,500 was taken. The TV was recovered at another location.

Feb. 22

5:40 p.m.: Criminal mischief third-degree, 301 Burdette St. A parked vehicle had been spray painted down one side. Damage is estimated at $400.

Feb. 20

8 a.m.: Theft under $300, 501 Mayde Rd., a catalytic converter valued at $250 was removed from a parked vehicle.

Press release
courtesy of Capt. Ken Clark
Berea Police Department

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