Bond set for teacher’s drug charges

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Summerville Elementary School teacher Terri Goldman Wooten had bond set at $79,000 for distribution of a controlled substance within mile of a school, possession of LSD, possession of a Schedule 4 narcotic (Xanax) and trafficking methamphetamine. DAN BROWN/JOURNAL SCEEN


Bond was set Thursday evening in Moncks Corner for a Summerville Elementary School teacher and her apparent live-in boyfriend who are facing several drug and related charges.
The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terri Goldman Wooten, 49, and David Eugene Cauthan, 37, on April 17 at 1024 Douglas Wayne Road, Ladson.
Wooten’s bond was set at $79,000. She is charged with distribution of a controlled substance within half a mile mile of a school, possession of LSD aka “acid,” possession of a Schedule-4 narcotic (Xanax) and trafficking methamphetamine.
Bond was set at $124,600 for Cauthan. Wooten and Cauthan share a residence in Ladson, where the arrest occurred, according to BCSO.
Cauthan is charged with manufacturing and trafficking methamphetamine, distribution of a controlled substance within half a mile of a school, possession of LSD, possession of marijuana and possession of a Schedule-4 narcotic (Xanax).
The BCSO Drug Enforcement Unit conducted a search warrant April 17, according to a BCSO statement issued Thursday afternoon.
Agents located components to manufacture methamphetamine along with about 14 gross grams of a white powdery substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, approximately 2.3 gross grams of marijuana, 12 dosage units of LSD and 46 Xanax pills.
Wooten is a fourth grade teach at Summerville Elementary School. She was placed on paid administrative leave and another teacher is taking over her classroom, according to Dorchester District 2 Schools Public Information Officer Pat Raynor.


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