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Banning Lewis Preparatory Academy drama teacher arrested for possession of meth on school grounds

Posted at 5:47 PM, Feb 03, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-03 23:21:06-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department responded to Banning Lewis Preparatory Academy Friday morning, following reports of a teacher allegedly possessing meth on school grounds.

The call came from a Banning Lewis administrator reporting he had located methamphetamine in a classroom. The administrator identified the suspect involved as 44-year-old Kimberly Felton.

Felton is the drama teacher at the school and was arrested by Colorado Springs Police Officers on a Class 4 Felony, possession of a schedule II controlled substance in excess of 4 grams.

The investigation determined that Banning Lewis administrators responded immediately, and no students or staff were in danger during the incident.

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