Booneville woman arrested after disturbance with teacher

By Press release and staff report

A Booneville woman was arrested after a disturbance at Hills Chapel School on March 22, according to Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar.

“When deputies arrives they determined that a teacher had been physically assaulted by a parent,” Tolar said in a press release.

Deputies arrested Angela Nunley, 35, and she now faces charges of simple assault on a teacher. Simple assault on school personnel is a felony crime and carries up to 5 years in prison.

Nunley had an initial appearance before Justice County Judge Debra Moore and was given a $5,000 bond. Nunley is currently free on bond.

The teacher was treated and released from a local hospital.

Nunley’s case will be presented to the next grand jury.