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Teacher arrested for giving students pot brownies

May 25, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Teacher arrested for giving students pot brownies

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A former Archbishop Hannan High School teacher in Louisiana, who was arrested Thursday is accused of giving two students brownies laced with marijuana. Camille Brennan, 29, of New Orleans, turned herself in at the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, which had obtained warrants for her arrest on Wednesday, the agency said.

She was booked into the parish jail on two counts of distribution of marijuana and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

On May 1, Brennan supplied two juvenile female students at the Covington-area school with the weed-laced sweets, the Sheriff’s Office said. One girl’s parents alerted school officials that evening, and the school’s principal contacted the Sheriff’s Office the same day.

Brennan allegedly admitted Wednesday to supplying the girls with the brownies. She resigned from the school while under investigation in the case.

The investigation is continuing and other charges might be filed, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The school’s principal, the Rev. Charles Latour, informed parents about the arrest in an email on Thursday. He said he had just received word hours earlier from the Sheriff’s Office that it had arrested Brennan.

Neither Latour nor Archdiocese of New Orleans spokeswoman Sara McDonald would provide details about the case. “I’m not at liberty to talk about it,” Latour said.

In his note to parents, Latour made reference to an earlier letter he had sent to parents regarding the same issue.

“Please understand that because this is a police investigation, I have no further information regarding this situation,” Latour wrote. “However, rest assured I will continue to update you when the need to communicate additional information regarding this matter arises. Because of the delicate nature of this matter, I ask that you share this information with your Archbishop Hannan student as you see fit.

“I ask your prayers for our entire school community.”

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