Authorities: Drunk elementary school custodian fights deputy

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities arrested an elementary school custodian after investigators say the man fought a deputy after being pulled over for driving erratically in Berkeley County Thursday morning.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office charged Nolie Fayall, who is a custodian at J.K. Gourdine, with DUI, drug possession, unlawful carrying of a pistol and resisting arrest.

According to investigators, a deputy saw Fayall's car driving erratically in St. Stephen and pulled the car over.

The deputy on scene said he could smell alcohol and burnt marijuana coming from the car. Fayall was then told to come out of the car.

Authorities say when the deputy asked Fayall to turn around, Fayall refused and a struggle started. The sheriff's office says after the fight ended, a 9mm gun was found in Fayall's pants.

School officials say Fayall is on administrative leave pending the outcome of the case.

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