A Clay County teacher is out of the classroom and in the jailhouse.
23-year-old Ashlea Eucker is a 5th grade teacher at Plantation Oaks Elementary School in the Oakleaf area. She was arrested after staff emembers found cocaine in her purse in her classroom. Investigators say she was in a meeting with school administrators when the drug was located.
She is charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance (felony) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (misdemeanor). She'll have her first appearance in court on Thursday morning.
Eucker has been with the school system for about one year.