Lockdown at Addison High School only a drill

New Addison Schools resource officer Brett Rodgers, left, talks with Addison High School Principal Micah Smothers.

ADDISON - Two K-9 units from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office paid a surprise visit to students at Addison High School Tuesday, March 13. The school was placed on lockdown during the visit, meaning no teachers or students were allowed to leave their classrooms. However, AHS Principal Micah Smothers noted that the lockdown was only for drill purposes while the search was being conducted. No evidence of any drug activity was found in the school or parking lot. New School Resource Officer Brett Rodgers noted he appreciated the assistance received from Winston County Sheriff Tommy Moore, Addison Police Chief Mitchell Woodard and Officer Jordan Lee, as well as the K-9 unit from Cullman. Appreciation was also extended to Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry for the use of his K-9 team.

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