Circumstance: Arrest/Inhaling Toxic Vapors
Location: 209 Robert Street Marion NC 28752
Victim : State of North Carolina
Suspect: Leah Shomaker
Charge: Inhaling Toxic Fumes
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On Friday February 9, 2018, the Marion Police Department was notified of an incident involving a teacher from Marion Elementary School. A staff member reported observing Leah Shomaker inhaling fumes from an aerosol can. The contents of the aerosol can does contain ingredients that can induce a condition of intoxication.
This activity was immediately reported to School Administration and to the School Resource Officer. The Marion Police Department opened an investigation into this matter, which led to Shomaker being arrested and charged with Inhaling Toxic Vapors, which is a Class 1 Misdemeanor.
Shomaker was given a written promise to appear in McDowell County District Court, on Wednesday March 7, 2018.
Authority: Chief A. Lawrence