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Teacher charged with marijuana possession

A Lexington Christian Academy junior high art teacher faces marijuana possession charges.

Anna C. Cox, 29, was arrested early Monday morning after police searched her glove compartment and found a bag of marijuana, according to an arrest report.

Cox was parked in Veteran's Park with a 15-year-old at the time of the arrest. She gave a police officer consent to search her Volvo, according to court documents.

The 15-year-old's parents were notified, Lexington Police spokeswoman Ann Gutierrez said.

When contacted on Monday, Cox declined comment.

The school is on break this week and officials from the school could not be reached.