Winona Area Public School officials said one of the school district's employees was arrested Thursday at the Middle School.
Deputy Police Chief Tom Williams said the man arrested was a paraprofessional and was a suspect in a drug investigation. Williams said the man was suspected of being involved in a controlled buy where a police undercover informant is used to purchase drugs.
No other information was available as the case continues.
Middle School principal, Mr. Anderson said, in an e-mail to parents, the arrest occurred during the fifth grade lunch wave and some of the students witnessed it.
Anderson said he took the opportunity to address all fifth graders in the gymnasium to let them know that at no time were they in any danger......