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Teacher accused of stealing $750 violin from student to pay fine

1 year 9 months 3 days ago Monday, December 17 2018 Dec 17, 2018 December 17, 2018 8:37 AM December 17, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

TUCKER, Ga. - A Georgia elementary school teacher has been arrested for allegedly stealing a violin from a student.

Kalif Jones, 21, an instructor at Brockett Elementary School was apprehended after he was seen in surveillance footage taking a 9-year-old student's instrument, ABC News reports. Authorities say the student reported the violin missing to their parents who contacted the school principal.

Police said Jones confessed to taking the instrument, which he planned to sell to pay a $700 ticket. He was charged with theft, according to court documents.

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