Livingston County principal charged in prescription drug theft - KCTV5 News

Livingston County principal charged in prescription drug theft

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Christopher Scott Calhoun, 44, principal at Southwest Livingston County R-I, was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of felony stealing. (Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail) Christopher Scott Calhoun, 44, principal at Southwest Livingston County R-I, was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of felony stealing. (Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail)
LUDLOW, Mo. (AP) -

The principal of a northwest Missouri school is charged after prescription medication was stolen from a school.

Christopher Scott Calhoun, 44, principal at Southwest Livingston County R-I, was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of felony stealing.

The Livingston County Sheriff's office said Percocet and Adderall were stolen from a locked cabinet in the school in Ludlow.

Sheriff Steve Cox says the school nurse reported the missing pills.

Southwest Livingston Superintendent Cinthia Barnes told The St. Joseph News-Press that Calhoun has been placed on leave.

Calhoun's bond is $10,000, with a preliminary hearing scheduled for March 28.

Southwest Livingston County has 28 staff members for 173 students in grades kindergarten through high school.

An attorney listed online as Calhoun's counsel did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

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