ROUND ROCK, Texas -- A Round Rock woman employed by the Round Rock Independent School District is accused of stealing a car from Nyle Maxwell in northwest Austin.
Round Rock police spokeswoman Dee Carver confirmed the arrest of Tonya Baker, 54, to KVUE News.
Our partners at the Austin-American Statesman say police arrested Baker on charges of theft when the car, valued at $16,325, registered as stolen.
The officer inspected the vehicle and found a glass pipe that tested positive for methamphetamine. Police also found a bag with what tested positive for meth in the car, the Statesman reports.
According to jail records, Baker was also charged for tampering with evidence. She remains out of jail after posting a $52,500 bond.
JoyLynn Occhiuzzi, a Round Rock ISD PIO, tells KVUE News “they are aware of the arrest and will take appropriate measures.”
According to the Pond Springs school website; Baker is an LVN nurse team leader.
KVUE News has also learned Baker was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in August of 2012. That case is still pending.
Occhiuzzi did not know how long Baker had been with the district.