Teacher Assistant Charged With Damaging School Bus

A teacher assistant, who is also a substitute bus driver, is accused of damaging a school bus.

Jones County deputies say they have charged Frankie Peel with criminal damage to personal property and false reports to a law enforcement agency.

Deputies say they began investigating the damage to the bus at Pollocksville Elementary School on Monday. Peel, who lives in Maysville, was arrested Tuesday morning and given a $500 unsecured bond.

The school system says the 40-year-old Peel is no longer an employee. They say he worked for Jones County Schools since February 2005. The school system would not say how the bus was damaged.


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  • by anntrina Location: new bern on Oct 19, 2010 at 11:10 PM
    I know Mr' frankie and I know he would not hurt and anybody or anything. I can not believe that the police could not find any one else to blame except a man that would give his life so someone else could have a better one. how crazy would he be to do something to lose his job after 5 years of service. how dumd is the schoolsystem that did not stand behind an employee of five years. How r our svholl to get better if the principles and school system blames stupid deeds that a kid would do on a great teacher of five years and a good christian man. I feel sorry for this school system and I know Frankie will receive double for his trouble.
  • by Creepy! on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:11 PM
    This guy looks like one of the "un-subs" from the Criminal Minds TV show. I'd be afraid to leave my kid on the bus with him.
  • by james on Oct 13, 2010 at 04:49 AM
    I know Mr. Peel. He has always been there for me and I will be there for him.I don't know what happened but I do know that when all is said and done he will still be my friend
  • by Anonymous on Oct 12, 2010 at 02:52 PM
    The bus must been behaving disrespectful.
  • by Tracy Location: Maysville on Oct 12, 2010 at 02:19 PM
    I know Mr.Peel, We have been neighbors for over 5 years and i have known him to be a good man he is always there for everyone around ...he is a good father and neighbor , i am not excusing what he did but what i am saying is there are to sides to EVERY story ...I hope he works though this and continues to work with children , he is very good with kids !!!! You are in are prayers Mr.Peel !!!
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