Police: Pot found growing in Zion basement of school dean

Candace Blanton, 38, of Zion.

February 9, 2010 3:35:08 PM PST
The dean of students at a north suburban high school faces drug charges. Candace Blanton, 38, was arrested last Monday after police say they found a marijuana growing operation in the basement of her home in Zion.

Blanton is dean of students at Zion-Benton Township High School. She is free on a recognizance bond and has been placed on administrative leave at the school.