Guntersville Football Coach Arrested on Drug Charges in Huntsville

Northeast Alabama
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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Guntersville City School administrators confirm an assistant football coach at the high school was arrested by Huntsville Police.  Jail records indicate that Larry Hudson, 28, was arrested back on May 20th and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

WHNT News 19 has learned that the substance involved in the arrest was spice, which is a synthetic marijuana.

Superintendent Dale Edwards says Hudson is an aide in the school system in addition to his coaching duties.   The Guntersville High School website says Hudson is the coach of the running backs.

Edwards says the school system is launching its own investigation into the charges.

Hudson is the second Guntersville coach to be arrested in the past month.  Girls soccer coach David Barrow was arrested earlier in May on charges of sexual abuse and human trafficking.   Barrow was also arrested by Huntsville Police.

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