Assistant principal arrested at Ocean County school

LITTLE EGG HARBOR - (AP) - Police arrested an assistantprincipal at a southern New Jersey high school after they say hepurchased painkillers on school grounds.

Christopher Peters is charged with possession of a controlleddangerous substance on school property.

Supervising assistant Ocean County Prosecutor Michael Paulhustold the Asbury Park Press the 56-year-oldpurchased Roxicet from a Little Egg Harbor Township man atPinelands Regional High School Thursday.

Roxicet is a combination of acetaminophen and oxycodone. Police also arrested the other man.

The school superintendent, citing confidentiality, declined tosay whether Peters has been suspended.

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