2nd grade teacher arrested on drug charges
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County teacher is facing some serious charges after being arrested over the weekend for drug crimes.
According to court documents Wilmington Police arrested Lori Kirkpatrick Saturday. She is charged with drug trafficking opium or heroin and maintaining vehicle, dwelling or place for a controlled substance.
Kirkpatrick is listed as a second grade teacher on South Topsail Elementary’s website. No word yet from the school district about her arrest or employment status.
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