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Floresville ISD: Teacher ‘no longer employed’ following cocaine arrest




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Wilson County News
April 16, 2014 | 5,222 views | 16 comments

As of April 2, Brock Michael Semingson is no longer employed with the Floresville Independent School District (ISD), said Superintendent Sherri Bays. He was a social studies teacher at Floresville Middle School, after being hired by the district in July 2013.

Semingson, 41, of San Antonio was arrested March 29 and charged with possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance in Penalty Group I and with tampering with evidence. According to a preliminary report obtained by the Wilson County News via a written request to the San Antonio Police Department, officers spotted Semingson conversing with a man on North Hamilton Avenue in San Antonio at approximately 10:51 p.m.

As a result of their investigation, they discovered that Semingson was the subject of an active municipal warrant charging him with allowing an unauthorized person to drive. When they initiated a traffic stop, Semingson allegedly was found in possession of approximately 0.1 grams of crack cocaine.

Semingson was released March 30 from the Bexar County Jail after posting a total of $8,000 bond, according to jail records.

Bays would not speak on the arrest, indicating that the law forbids school districts from providing information about the criminal histories of its employees. However, further investigation by the Wilson County News found that Semingson had a prior arrest in Brazoria County, where he was charged in 2010 with public intoxication.

Bays said the district had no record of the prior arrest.

According to the Texas Education Agency’s website, Semingson obtained certification as an educational aide in 2001. Since 2003, he has been certified to teach fourth- through eighth-grade social studies.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
April 22, 2014 1:04pm
 
Obama makes Jimmy Carter look like a genius!

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
April 22, 2014 9:36am
 
New Guy.....How would you know that ???

 
Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
April 22, 2014 8:56am
 
4th... before this arrest he was missing/taking a leave from school for 3 weeks....

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
April 22, 2014 8:47am
 
4th is an excellent example of why cocaine is illegal. She has used it so much her brain is damaged.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
April 22, 2014 3:08am
 
4th Gen Tex and Squawky.... The wussification of American has no limitations. Kemo Sabe.

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
April 22, 2014 3:00am
 
Thanks 4th....and to think I was contemplating using the biblical word for the donkeys of of the Democrat party....:-)..... I guess we could use the term ( B word ) like they use (N word)....... I would like for the word police ... More ›

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
April 21, 2014 7:03pm
 
Oh yes, can't use the "B" word of the WCN prudes will delete you...that already happened today

 
squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
April 21, 2014 5:42pm
 
4th Gen Tex.....I didn't realize that use of biblical terms were prohibited on this forum. If it was good enough for my parents, that old time religion is good enough for me.....

 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
April 21, 2014 4:33pm
 
Being a cocaine user is no worst than an alcohol user and I'll bet dear old Floresville Schools have a lot of boosers. The main questions: was he a good teacher and did he let the use of cocaine interfere with his job? If ... More ›

 
Sam Eagle  
Muppet Land  
April 21, 2014 4:12pm
 
If it got downgraded to a lesser charge, the P.I. arrest might have gotten expunged. Texas is notorious for its leniency with alcohol related offenses.

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