Two school principals from the same school district in Florida were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) on back-to-back days on Friday and Saturday.
Heritage High School Principal John Harris, 62, was charged with DUI on Friday, according to WESH. Lewis Carroll Elementary School Principal Jenifer Born, 56, was arrested Saturday for DUI.
2 Brevard County school principals facing DUI charges https://t.co/5tZ9GBmjJ7
— WESH 2 News (@WESH) March 26, 2023
Both Harris and Born were released from jail on $500 bonds, according to Fox 35 Orlando. The school district has placed both Harris and Born on leave after their arrests. (RELATED: School District Places Superintendent On Leave After He Crowd Surfs In Student Section, Allegedly Drinks And Drives)
We’re live this morning with new details following weekend arrests for two local Brevard School District principals. Both were arrested + charged with DUI. Both are now out of jail on $500 bonds. The district also has them on leave. @fox35orlando is tracking what’s next on #GDO. pic.twitter.com/wnG6GpN2mW
— Esther Bower (@estherbower_tv) March 27, 2023
“Both are BPS employees and have been placed on leave. This is a law enforcement and personnel matter, and the school district will have no further comment,” Brevard Public Schools said, reported WESH.
Brevard Public Schools did not immediately respond to the Daily Caller for comment.