Area Teacher Goes Bust For Drugs

                                                                                   Stacie Long, Lakeland, Fla., teacher arrested for cocaine possession.

Lake Wales, Fla.-(Newsradio 970 WFLA)-An elementary school teacher has been arrested for cocaine possession and for providing false information to investigators.

Polk County deputies say it all started with an investigation into a domestic violence incident involving 41 year-old Stacie Long of Lake Wales and her husband.  Thirty seven year-old Ryan Long was arrested for battery by strangulation and aggravated battery with a vehicle on his wife.

During the investigation, deputies say Stacie lied to detectives about the incident. Deputies followed up and found her to be in possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia.

Long is a teacher at Jesse Keen Elementary School in Lakeland.

Photo courtesy Polk County Sheriff's Office

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