Police: Meth found in office of elementary school assistant principal

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - An elementary assistant principal has resigned and been charged after illegal drugs were found in his office.

According to the Hamilton Police Department, during a search on May 10, they collected a white powdery substance from Kevin Kernohan's office at Brookwood Elementary.

The substance tested positive for methamphetamine.

"At no time did this situation involve students or any additional staff members," the district said. "The district continues to work cooperatively with the Hamilton City Police Department with this situation."

Police said he turned himself in on Friday for one count of possession of a controlled substance.

According to police, they found out he had a connection to illegal drugs during an investigation about a burglary involving his vehicle. They said he had no
knowledge or involvement in the commission of that crime.

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