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HINTON -

A local elementary teacher is behind bars this weekend.

Frederick Huffman, a teacher at Gilbert Elementary School in Mingo County was arrested Saturday night by Summer County Sheriff's Deputies.  Huffman was picked up in a routine traffic stop on the Route 20 bypass near Hinton.
 
He is being charged with felony possession of marijuana.  Deputies recovered more than an ounce of weed, plus weight scales and a firearm from Huffman's car.