Deputies in Richland County, SC arrested Dutch Fork High School Assistant Principal Floyd White, 29, charging him with several drug violations.
Principal White was arrested December 1 in the morning at his home after narcotics agents searched his home on Ashwood Drive for drugs. Authorities received a tip two days prior that Principal White was in possession of drugs and conducted a two-day investigation.
At this point, there is no evidence that Principal White was distributing drugs at the school.
Principal White has been charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession of Xanax (a Schedule 4 narcotic), and possession of Adderall (a Schedule 2 controlled substance).
Principal White has been placed on administrative leave by Lexington-Richland School District 5 following his arrest. The school district released the following statement on Thursday afternoon.
We are aware of the arrest of an assistant principal at Dutch Fork High School and the charges that have been filed against him today. The district is in full cooperation with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.