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Ex-Tyler Legacy principal arrested for possession of controlled substance

Dr. Daniel (Dan) Crawford resigned from the school on June 4 after an investigation began after a police assisted in a medical call at his home.

TYLER, Texas — Former Tyler Legacy principal Dr. Daniel (Dan) Crawford has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.

According to police, Crawford was booked into the Smith County Jail Monday on $1,500 bond. He has since bailed out.

The arrest stems from an incident that occurred at Crawford’s home on June 2 where police were assisting an emergency medical call.

Credit: Smith County judicial records

At the time it was reported that Crawford was in possession of a “white powdery substance.”

Crawford resigned from the Tyler Independent School District on June 4.

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