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Teacher arrested on drug charges

An Anniston middle school teacher was arrested on drug charges following a raid.

Calhoun County Sheriff's deputies say 26-year-old Sharrissa Cook of Jacksonville was charged with possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Cook was arrested Friday during a raid at the Jacksonville apartment where the teacher lived.

Six others were also arrested.

Officers confiscated two bags of powder cocaine, one bag of crack cocaine and about 30 prescription pills.

Deputies also found three guns, including one which was reported stolen.

Cook is a first-year teacher at the school and has been put on paid administrative leave while the matter is investigated.

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