A middle school principal in the East has been arrested for sexual exploitation.
Springfield Middle School principal Ronald Barringer was arrested on Friday. The Middle school is in Lucama, which is located in Wilson County.
WTVD is reporting Barringer is facing a total of 24 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.
Police say the incident happened on the 100 block of Goldsboro Street East.
Published reports say Barringer has resigned.
The case has been turned over to the SBI.
Court records show he is due in court on Monday.