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BREAKING: SHS teacher faces 6 charges after arrest

October 25, 2012


Starkville High School social studies teacher Jason Lernard Young, 29, was arrested last week by Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office and charged with his second DUI, assault on an officer, fleeing a law enforcement officer, malicious mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Starkville School District Public Information Officer Nichole Thomas confirmed Thursday that he is employed with Starkville High School.
Young was booked at 12:50 a.m. Sunday at Oktibbeha County Jail. The second and third of those charges are classified as felonies.
He was released at 8:29 p.m. that same day on a cumulative $12,403 bond for all charges.
For more information on the arrest, see Friday's edition of Starkville Daily News.

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