Middle School Dean Arrested on Drug Charges

The incident happened at the middle school, police said.

The dean of the Derby Middle School was arrested on Thursday on drug charges, police said.

William M. LaRovera, 34, of Naugatuck was arrested on an outstanding warrant pertaining to an investigation into an incident that occurred on Sept. 8 at the Derby Middle School.

According to police, LaRovera was charged with illegal possession of narcotics, illegal possession of narcotics near a school, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia near a school,and narcotics not in the original container.

LaRovera posted a $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Derby Superior Court on Sept. 28.

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