A Meridian Public College District administrator was arrested and charged with driving beneath the affect over the weekend.
Joe Griffin, the principal of Meridian Excessive College, was charged with DUI-first offense throughout a security checkpoint on Allen Swamp and Pine Springs Roads Saturday night, mentioned Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Division Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun.
Griffin, 41, was additionally charged with no legal responsibility insurance coverage and improper tools. He was taken into custody and later launched, Calhoun mentioned.
Meridian Public College District officers mentioned Monday they could not touch upon the case as a result of it entails a personnel matter.
Griffin got here to MHS in 2020 after serving because the principal at Moss Level Excessive College.