SAPULPA, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- Police arrested Megan Sloan on Monday for controlled drug and embezzlement charges
- An open Facebook account led to the investigation
- Sloan remains in the Creek County Jail
- Sapulpa Public Schools told FOX23 Sloan is suspended pending the investigation
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- Scroll down for a full statement from Sapulpa Public Schools
An open Facebook account led to the arrest of a Sapulpa teacher Monday.
Police were called to Holmes Park Elementary on Monday morning after a teacher found Megan Sloan’s Facebook account open their computer.
On the computer was an open conversation where Sloan allegedly wrote to someone about using and selling heroin, along with pawning school property.
During investigation, she allegedly admitted to pawning two iPad tablets belonging to the school and used money from field trip funds for gas and drugs.
Officers said a search of Sloan’s purse revealed syringes with some possible heroin in them.
Investigators found substances that tested positive for meth and heroin in the purse, along with a prescription drug and paraphernalia often used to store and use narcotics.
Sapulpa Public Schools superintendent Rob Armstrong shared this statement with parents:
Sloan went to the Creek County Jail on the following charges:
- Three counts of possession or purchasing controlled drugs within 1000 feet of public institution
- Use or possession of drug paraphernalia
Emails sent to Sapulpa Public Schools shows that administrators may have known about Sloan's alleged drug use back in 2015.
The emails obtained by FOX23 News show that a concerned citizen sent the school principal at that time an email stating that they should look into Sloan's alleged drug use. A follow up email by now superintendent, Robert Armstrong shows the school district was alerted about Sloan and was going to look into it.
Two years later, Sloan was still teaching at Holmes Park Elementary school.
Currently, Holmes is in the Creek County Jail after heroin and meth were found in her purse, along with other drug paraphernalia.
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