Jason Lernard Young, Starkville, Mississippi (arrested Oct 2012) [DUI, felony assault]

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    Jason Lernard Young, 29, social studies teacher at Starkville High School [Starkville School District], Starkville, Mississippi, "charges of DUI-second, assaulting a law officer, fleeing from a law officer, malicious mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct"

    Email: jyoung@starkville.k12.ms.us

    WTVA: Teacher suspended with pay following arrest (Oct 26 2012)

    [Jason] Young was arrested early Sunday morning by Oktibbeha County deputies on charges of DUI-second, assaulting a law officer, fleeing from a law officer, malicious mischief, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Sheriff's officials say deputies had stopped Young and he became involved in a struggle with one of them. They says Young managed to get back in his vehicle and deputies followed him to his home and arrested him. The assault and fleeing charge are felonies ... School officials say it is the second time he has been arrested for DUI since going to work for the school district.

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    The Dispatch: Starkville teacher arrested (Oct 28 2012)

    Starkville High School history teacher Jason Lernard Young has been suspended with pay, pending a review of the police reports from his Oct. 21 arrest, Starkville School District officials confirmed Friday ... Young has been employed five years with the district, during which time he received his first DUI.

    Mississippi Code 37-9-59 states that in the event a licensed school employee is arrested, indicted or otherwise charged with a felony by a recognized law enforcement official, the employee's continued presence on school premises will be deemed to constitute a disruption of normal school operations in its handling of the situation.
     
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    The Dispatch: Starkville teacher resigns in wake of arrest (Oct 30 2012)

    A Starkville High School teacher has resigned his position three days after being suspended with pay following his arrest on a variety of charges, including second-offense DUI. Jason Lernard Young, 29, was suspended by the Starkville School District on Friday, following a review of the police reports from his Oct. 21 arrest. The SDS was not aware of the incident until arrest records were brought to officials' attention Thursday night.
     
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    DJournal: REPORT: Starkville teacher resigns in wake of arrest (Oct 30 2012)

    Jason Lernard Young, 29, was suspended by the Starkville School District on Friday, following a review of the police reports from his Oct. 21 arrest. The SDS was not aware of the incident until arrest records were brought to officials' attention Thursday night. Young was arrested by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office early on Oct. 21 and charged with not only his second DUI, but also with assaulting an officer, fleeing law enforcement, resisting arrest, malicious mischief and disorderly conduct.