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Second Westmoreland County employee to face DWI charge

Posted on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11:27 am

A second Westmoreland County Public Schools employee has been charged with driving while intoxicated.

Russell Anne Perry, 64, of Colonial Beach was arrested on March 13, charged with DWI, speeding and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test.wmcps

Perry is the psychologist for Westmoreland County Public Schools. Perry is a native of Westmoreland and a graduate of Washington and Lee High School. She received her B.A. in psychology from Roanoke College, her Master’s Degree from Radford University and a post Master’s Degree from the University of Lousiana-Lafayette. Perry is responsible for assessing students for support services and gifted eligibility. She also develops functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans for students with challenging behaviors.

According to Westmoreland County Sheriff C.O. Balderson, Perry was arrested while driving in the 600 block of Colonial Avenue in Colonial Beach at approximately 6:30 p.m. Perry was incarcerated at the Northern Neck Regional Jail overnight. Balderson said that Perry was cooperative with arresting officer, Detective Kim Simon. She appeared at the Westmoreland County General District Court on Tuesday March 18.