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SCS teacher, husband arrested on drug, gun charges

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Jeremy Street, left,  and Wesley Spring, right (courtesy Shelby County jail) Jeremy Street, left, and Wesley Spring, right (courtesy Shelby County jail)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Memphis Police removed 21 firearms and 400 grams of marijuana from a Shelby County Schools elementary teacher's home after executing a search warrant Thursday. Christy Street, her husband, and another man were arrested on an assortment of firearms and drug charges.

Street and her husband, Jeremy Street, and another man, Wesley Spring, were arrested Thursday evening. Several calibers of ammunition, drug paraphernalia, a computer, and documents were also removed from the Graham Oaks Court home a police affidavit revealed.

Christy Street is a 34-year-old teacher at Rivercrest Middle School, which is located in Bartlett. She's been employed with the district since 2007. An SCS representative said Street has been placed on administrative leave while this matter is investigated.

Police charged the elementary teacher with felony possession of a firearm (dangerous) and possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell. The court set her bond at $20,000 Friday afternoon.

A 22nd firearms was also removed from inside a GMC truck, police said. Police removed a loaded .45 caliber handgun with 14 rounds of ammunition that was located in the center console of Spring's vehicle.

A second narcotics search warrant on Estridge Drive revealed four marijuana plants, several cases of ammunition, surveillance cameras with a hard drive, and an active marijuana growing operation.

Police said after being arrested Spring, 27, and Jeremy Street, 36, confessed but Christy Street refused to give a statement.

Jeremy Street's Infinity i35 and Honda Pilot and Spring's GMC Yukon were also removed by police. Police said Spring's vehicle was used to transport the marijuana. Additionally, according to an affidavit, $440 were seized by police that was inside a book safe from the Estridge Drive home. Spring admitted the $440 were the proceeds of marijuana sales.

Police charged both Spring and Jeremy Street with possession of marijuana with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell and felony possession of a firearm (dangerous).

All three expected to make a first appearance in Shelby County General Sessions Court at 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 1.

 

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