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Harnett Teacher's Assistant Faces Drug Charges

Posted August 4, 2005 7:15 a.m. EDT

— A teacher's assistant from Harnett County is still on the payroll while she faces drug charges.

Veleria McNeill works at STAR Academy in Lillington.

She is one of six people charged in a drug bust at a home in Dunn.

Investigators say McNeill planned to sell marijuana and cocaine.