Justin Curtis Johnson is charged with embezzlement of less than $100,000 according to the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.
A statement from Caldwell County Schools said Johnson was suspended with pay on Tuesday. Johnson had been the chorus teacher at the high school since 2018.
The investigation continues to determine an accurate figure regarding the missing funds.
The Caldwell County Schools Board of Education called an emergency meeting for noon on Thursday.
Photo: Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office