New Paltz School Board president resigns amid marijuana controversy

by Erin Quinn and Mike Townshend

New Paltz Board of Education president Don Kerr has resigned from the school board three days after he was arrested by the New Paltz Police Department (NPPD) when he signed for a package delivered by the US Postal Service, which, according to the NPPD, contained approximately eight pounds of high-grade marijuana with a street value of $32,000. The arrest came at approximately 6 p.m. last Friday. Kerr, 52, of Millrock Road, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a Class D felony. The NPPD said . . .


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