Texas assistant basketball coach facing DWI, drug and weapons charges

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Police - Assistant Basketball Coach in Texas Facing DWI, Drug and Weapons Charges

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An assistant high school basketball coach in Texas was placed on administrative leave after his arrest on DWI, drug and weapons charges last week, KSAT reported.

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Andre Lamont Jackson, 39, is charged with driving while intoxicated, possession of dangerous drugs, and unlawful carrying of a weapon, the San Antonio News-Express reported, citing Bexar County records. Jackson is an assistant for the Wagner High School boys basketball team.

Jackson was arrested Thursday and released from the Bexar County Jail on Sunday on bonds totaling $2,100, the newspaper reported. Judson Independent School District spokesman Steve Linscomb said Jackson was placed on administrative leave and is not allowed to coach or teach at any schools within the district, the News-Express reported..

Jackson will be arraigned Feb. 4, KSAT reported.

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