UPDATED: Bennett Phys Ed Teacher Charged in Criminal Investigation

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Image courtesy Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department

UPDATED 12/21/19 7am – A physical education teacher at James M. Bennett High School has been charged in connection with a criminal investigation into a reported drug violation.  The Wicomico County Sheriff’s office says the suspect, Elizabeth Day solicited a 16 year old student to purchase two ADHD pills.  Day was arrested Friday and charged and later released on her own recognizance.  The Calvert County State’s Attorney will handle the matter – the investigation is on-going. 

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A physical education teacher at James M. Bennett High School has been charged in connection with a criminal investigation.  Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin, in a statement, says that Elizabeth Day, who is also the wife of Salisbury Mayor Jake Day, is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.  The school district is working in full cooperation with investigators in this matter. No further information has been made available.