LISD teacher arrested for possession of marijuana

Published: Nov. 8, 2012 at 9:16 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2014 at 2:04 AM CST
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Alejos Anaya
Alejos Anaya

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - LISD placed Alejos Anaya on administrative leave Friday after he was arrested for having marijuana at his home on Wednesday.

Police say they received a tip that 34-year-old Alejos Anaya had marijuana at his home in the 3600 block of 31st street. Around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday police visited Anaya's home where he agreed to let them search the house.

Police found a small amount of marijuana, Anaya was arrested and charged with possession of less than two ounces of marijuana at his home within 1,000 feet of a school zone. Anaya's charge is a class A misdemeanor and his bond has been set at $2,500.

LISD officials would not go on camera but LISD Communications Director Nancy Sharp released this statement around noon on Thursday:

"An LISD employee was arrested at his residence on Wednesday evening by the Lubbock Police Department for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana. The residence is within 1000 feet of a school. The employee is not at school today. Lubbock ISD is in active communication with the Lubbock Police Department on the progress of their investigation."

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