According to Sullivan County Director of Schools David Cox, the system suspended Griffin without pay before the indictments.
“The safety and well-being of our students is our priority and any allegations of this nature are taken seriously,” Cox said.
One charge is a felony, the other a misdemeanor, according to the presentment on which he was indicted. Griffin was indicted by a Sullivan County grand jury after a presentation by Cpl. Martin Taylor and arrested Feb. 25 on a $5,500 bond. He subsequently posted bond and was released, according to police.
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