orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

October 29, 2012

WO-S teacher assaulted by student

Dawn Burleigh
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — A teacher was assaulted as she attempted to break up a fight between two students.

Two students were fighting in the hallway at West Orange Stark Middle School at 8:46 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, when the instructor grabbed one student and attempted to push her in a room in order to stop the incident.

According to police reports, the teacher said she was struck in the back of her head more than a dozen times by the other student.

The student was arrested for Class A assault and Assault on a public servant, a felony.



More counterfeit money discovered

Officers from the City of Orange Police Department met with the manager of Wendy’s approximately 4 p.m. on Saturday in reference to counterfeit money.

The manager said a person had purchased a meal at the restaurant and paid with a $20 bill.

The cashier checked for authenticity of the money and discovered it is counterfeit.