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POSTED May 8, 2015 10:48 p.m.

PRINCIPAL ARRESTED PARTIALLY UNCLOTHED WITH STUDENT IN CAR:  PALM SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida principal has been arrested after she was caught partially unclothed in a marijuana-smoke-filled car with a student.

Police say 45-year-old Krista Morton of Wellington was arrested Wednesday in Palm Springs. She is the principal at Mavericks High of Palm Springs, a charter school.

Authorities say they responded to a report of people involved in sexual activity in a car and found Morton with a high school senior. They say that when Morton opened the door, her shirt was unbuttoned, exposing part of her chest.

Police say Morton told them she’d just met the teenager.

But police say the student called Morton his principal. Officers report smelling marijuana in the vehicle.

Both were arrested. She faces possession-of-marijuana charges. 

 

ARKANSAS VETERINARIAN OPERATES ON DOG THAT ATE 23 BULLETS: MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas veterinarian has kept a dog from going out with a bang after the animal ate 23 live rifle rounds.

Benno, the 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had surgery last week to remove the .308 caliber ammunition from his stomach.

Owner Larry Brassfield said Benno has eaten socks, magnets and marbles, but he didn’t expect the animal would bother a bag of bullets by his bed. Brassfield and his wife realized Benno needed medical attention after the pet vomited up four rounds.

Veterinarian Sarah Sexton at All Creatures Animal Hospital removed 17 rounds from Benno’s stomach but left two in his esophagus, which the dog was allowed to discharge on his own.

Brassfield said he won’t leave ammo lying around anymore but isn’t optimistic that Benno will stick to dog food.

 

 

CRIME DOESN’T SPRAY: MAN PEPPER-SPRAYS SELF DURING ROBBERY: BEAVER, West Virginia (AP) — A man is in jail after authorities say he foiled his own robbery by accidentally pepper-spraying himself.

The Register-Herald (http://bit.ly/1P5rwbx ) reports 43-year-old Michael Kevin Meadows of West Virginia was arrested Wednesday for attempted robbery.

Authorities say a man went into a pharmacy in Beaver on Tuesday wearing full camouflage and a paintball mask.

The would-be robber started spraying pepper spray in an effort to take down employees, then walked into the cloud of pepper spray in front of him. Police say security footage showed he was affected by his own pepper spray.

He staggered out of the business and got into a vehicle. Police investigating the incident discovered the name of the man who was driving the vehicle. The driver identified Meadows as the attempted robbery suspect.

 

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