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Gadsden principal suspended after arrest

William Blitch
Posted at 3:13 PM, Apr 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-12 11:16:08-04

QUINCY, Fla. (WTXL) -- A Gadsden County school principal has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested.

A spokesperson with Gadsden County Schools confirms that Gadsden Central Academy Principal William Blitch has been "placed on administrative leave pending the result of an investigation."

According to a police report from Quincy Police Department, Blitch was arrested April 10 at a home on Magnolia Drive. He's charged with misdemeanor charges including trespassing.

The police report says Blitch refused to leave a neighbor's home after being warned several times. A second call came in a short time later, the report says, again in reference to Blitch

Blitch was also initially charged with public intoxication, however a judge on Thursday dismissed that charge.