Entries by Tracy Patton

Interquest in the News: Teacher Discovered with Drugs

Part-time teacher arrested on drug charges at Tennessee elementary school She’s been suspended without pay. By Caleb Wethington Published: Dec. 7, 2023 at 3:48 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 8, 2023 at 7:32 AM CST CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – A part-time teacher was arrested on drug charges at an elementary school in Crossville, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. […]

Friday Find: Firearms

Whether or not there is ill intent behind the possession of a firearm on campus, it’s important that they be identified when present for the safety of students and staff. In the course of our inspections we come across a variety of firearms from handguns to long guns, and this is just one recent example […]

Friday Find!

We routinely come across students who are selling drugs/contraband to other students. Here are just a few examples of large quantities of high potency THC cartridges that were discovered by our teams. Our hope is that these finds aid in early intervention to help kids make better choices moving forward.

Friday Finds!

Today’s Friday Find features medications. We imprint our dogs on commonly abused medications and stimulants that are of concern in the school environment. Pictured are a few recent finds: Xanax and another crushed narcotic pill intended to be snorted, and mixed pills discovered in a student backpack.

Friday Finds!

Did you know that common household items can be used to disguise contraband? Sometimes it’s fashioned into an element to consume contraband and sometimes it’s manufactured for the purpose. In this case, the dry erase marker was hollowed out and utilized as a “pipe” to smoke marijuana, this was discovered today by one of our […]