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East Feliciana teacher accused of striking student found not guilty

3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago Wednesday, June 28 2017 Jun 28, 2017 June 28, 2017 1:19 PM June 28, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

EAST FELICIANA PARISH - A teacher at an East Feliciana middle school has been found not guilty of simple battery after he was accused of striking a student during school hours.

According to the East Feliciana Clerk of Court, Jaworski White had a bench trial Tuesday before Judge William Carmichael and was found not guilty.

White was arrested by Clinton Police on March 15 and charged for slapping a student. Sources say the incident happened at East Feliciana Middle School a week earlier. 

White is a physical education teacher who has spent more than five years working with East Feliciana schools. He was on paid administrative leave during the investigation by police.

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