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Meth Lab Found Inside Home Of Elementary School Teacher

| by Kathryn Schroeder

A meth lab was allegedly found inside the home of an elementary teacher in Zebulon, North Carolina.

Authorities found equipment used to make methamphetamine inside the home of Wake County third-grade teacher Lori Whitley, 38, and her husband Gary Whitley, 41, after a search warrant was served to search their home, reports Fox News.

Ed Crump of ABC 11 shared on Twitter a picture of the notice posted to the Whitleys' home that claims illegal drugs were manufactured there and hazardous substances may still be present.

"Notice posted on Johnston Co. home of Wake Co. teacher charged along with her husband of maintaining a meth lab," Crump tweeted. 

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Lori and Gary were both arrested on more than a dozen charges, including manufacturing methamphetamine, maintaining a vehicle or dwelling for a controlled substance, and child abuse. Their 8-year-old son was home during the arrest and has been placed into the custody of the Department of Social Services.

Lori has been suspended from her teaching position at Wendell Elementary School with pay. An investigation is being performed by the school district.

Sources: ABC 11, Fox News

Photo Source: Fox News