A DUI arrest can be a devastating experience for just about anyone. However, for people in some professions, it can have serious career ramifications. The 53-year old principal of Drew Model Elementary School in Arlington announced her retirement less than a week after she was arrested for drunk driving.
A northern Virginia day care center with a history of abuse accusations involving children in its care is under scrutiny once again. A 47-year-old woman who worked at the center is facing misdemeanor federal charges of simple assault against the children in her care. The Cody Child Development Center cares for children of both military and civilian employees, including those working at the Pentagon as well as the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. According to the U.S. attorney's office in Virginia that is prosecuting the case, the alleged assaults "did not appear to result in sustained physical injury to the children."
A student at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg is facing multiple felony charges related to the possession and sale of LSD. The 19-year-old freshman reportedly admitted to campus police that he sold the drug to at least eight other students on multiple occasions in February. The student, who had been a lineman for the football team, had earlier been removed from the team and did not play last season.
A Northern Virginia couple is facing charges stemming from their alleged use of counterfeit chips at the Maryland Live Casino. Meanwhile, two more people from Northern Virginia are under investigation for a conducting a similar scheme.