Teacher Nabbed On Heroin Charges

A ninth-grade social studies teacher at Massapequa High School’s Ames Campus faces drug charges after she was found in possession of heroin during a traffic stop in Freeport, according to police.

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Kerri Creegan

Kerri Creegan, 33, was driving on Babylon Turnpike in Freeport at about 3 p.m. Wednesday when her car was stopped with defective taillight, police said. After an investigation, police said they found a bag containing heroin and Creegan was arrested without incident.

“The district received a call from the Nassau County Police Department late Wednesday regarding this arrest,” the Massapequa school district said in a statement. “As this is a personnel matter and an active investigation, we cannot comment further at this time. We will continue to cooperate with law enforcement in all aspects regarding this incident.”

The teacher was charged with a misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and given a desk appearance ticket for June 23.