Two Chicago Public School teachers were stopped for traffic violations and later arrested for possession of marijuana and driving on a suspended license, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Jacqueline Hobbs Brown, 58, of the 10100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue, was charged with felony possession of cannabis and cited with failure to stop at a stop sign, according to the Sun-Times.
Hobbs-Brown is listed as a teacher at Julian High School located at the 10300 block of South Elizabeth Street, the Sun-Times reports.
Hobbs-Brown was driving a 2004 Dodge Neon. When the officers pulled over her vehicle they saw a medicine bottle on the front passenger seat containing several white hand rolled cigars containing a green leaf substance that was suspected to be cannabis, according to the Sun-Times. The Neon was searched and officers found another cigar box in the same area with three brown hand-rolled cigars which allegedly contained cannabis, the Sun-Times reports.
Brian Metcalf, 35, of the 5200 block of North Winthrop Avenue, was arrested and cited with failing to yield right of way and for driving on a suspended driver’s license, the Sun-Times reports.
Metcalf is a vice principal of George Armstrong Elementary School located at 2110 W. Greenleaf Ave. in Rogers Park, the Sun-Times reports. He was driving a 2004 BMW that was pulled over by police after failing to give right of way. Metcalf was unable to provide a driver’s license and officers learned that he had an outstanding warrant issued by the Illinois State Police for driving while on a suspended license, the Sun-Times reports.