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Elementary school principal arrested on drug charges

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 3:09 PM EDT, Sat June 16, 2012
Sheriff's officials say they found methamphetamine, GHB, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in David Groover's home.
Sheriff's officials say they found methamphetamine, GHB, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in David Groover's home.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Groover was arrested after deputies searched his Florida home
  • The arrest came after a sting operation, police said
  • The principal was unavailable for comment after being booked at the Osceola County Jail

(CNN) -- A central Florida elementary school principal has been arrested on drug charges after a sting operation, authorities said Saturday.

David Groover, 43, was arrested Friday after deputies searched his St. Cloud, Florida home, uncovering methamphetamine, marijuana, GHB and drug paraphernalia, according to an Osceola County Sheriff's office statement.

The principal at Partin Settlement Elementary School allegedly provided an undercover agent with drugs, including methamphetamine, authorities said. He was charged with possession and delivery of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was unavailable for comment after being booked at the Osceola County Jail.

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